This coming five years after the death of his first wife, Clara after a long battle with cancer.
Oshiomhole and Fortes tied the knot in Etsako West local government council marriage registry in the Auchi area of Edo state, while the reception was staged at the governor’s country home in Iyamho.
The wedding which witnessed the presence of the dignitaries in Nigeria (President Muhammadu Buhari inclusive), was however not graced by the children of the‘comrade-governor’ as Oshiomole is fondly called, which sparked rumours of the governor’s children not in support of their father’s decision.
The wedding held inside the Lamido’s Yola palace minutes after Jumma’at prayer.
Sanusi already has three wives, Sadiya, the daughter of Ado Bayero who is the late emir of Kano, Maryam and Rakiya.
The 18-year-old Sa’adatu has recently graduated from a secondary school and has enrolled for advanced level studies.
Mixed reactions trailed their wedding, with many Nigerians saying that Sa’adatu Barkindo-Musdafa, the daughter of the Lamido of Adamawa, is way too young for the former Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor.
Senator Hope Uzodinma who is representing Imo West constituency (Orlu) in the senate fell in love mid last year 2014 with his Aba born new bride and they secretly dated until they could both not hid the love again.