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Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero takes second wife

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Aminu Ado Bayero and his new wife, Hauwa’u Dikko.

The Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero on Friday took a second wife, Hauwa’u Dikko.

The wedding was conducted quietly on Friday at the residence of the late Jarman Kano, Professor Isah Hashim, located at Nasarawa GRA Kano State, Daily Trust reports.

The bride is said to be a direct descendant of Malam Jamo, who was a brother to the late emir of Kano, Ibrahim Dabo.

Marriage plans between the 60-year-old monarch and his long-term girlfriend was reported late last year. It was gathered that the emir had been married to only one wife for over three decades and they have four children together.

The Madakin Kano, Yusuf Ibrahim, represented the family of the groom during the marriage rites, while Alhaji Shehu Hashim served as that of the bride.

A source who spoke on the condition of anonymity said a dowry of N500,000 was paid and that the bride was conveyed to her new home on Saturday.

“The marriage was fixed without notice. Even the emir had to rush and come back from Morocco. The bride was conveyed to the palace on Saturday




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