Nigerian leaders from the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, together with previous and current governors, and different dignitaries displayed wealth frontally on Friday by flying over 100 personal jets to Kano State to attend the marriage of Yusuf, the son of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The dignitaries additionally reportedly booked all outstanding inns within the state.
Amid the nation’s rising debt profile blamed on wasteful expenditure by the management, over 100 personal jets touched down on Friday on the Mallam Aminu Kano Airport owned by politicians and different prosperous individuals attending the marriage.
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The wedding ceremony between Yusuf and Zahra, daughter of Emir of Bichi, in Kano, has been tagged the merger of presidency and royalty by social observers.
The marriage of the brand new couple has been the discuss of the city on social media for months.
“As we speak, there are more than 100 private jets at the Kano airport. You can hardly find a flight to Kano from anywhere since Wednesday. All the five-star hotels in this state have been booked. Kano is currently choked up. There is traffic congestion everywhere for Buhari’s son’s wedding,” a resident acknowledged.
According to a press release by Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Buhari had despatched a high-level delegation led by Professor Ibrahim Gambari, his Chief of Staff, to make preparations for the marriage.
The presidential aide had revealed that the delegation consists of a number of ministers, together with retired Major-General Bashir Magashi, Defence; Alhaji Sabo Nanono, Agriculture; Sen. Hadi Sirika, Aviation; Suleiman Hussein, Water Resources; and Garba Shehu.
Dignitaries on the occasion embrace Atiku Abubakar, Buhari’s main opponent within the 2019 presidential election; Femi Fani Kayode, Buhari’s fierce critic; and Rauf Aregbesola, former Governor of Osun State.