Tuesday, December 15, 2015

#2015InReview: 5 Nigerian Leaders Who Got Married In 2015

Getting married in later years is now seemingly acceptable and Nigerian leaders are no exception.
Naij.com puts together a list of top Nigerian leaders and politicians who got married this year, many of which came at old age.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole
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.
Governor Adams Oshiomhole Weds Iara Fortes, Cape Verdian damsel
The rumour was however dismissed as one of the governor’s children, 
Iara Forte, a Cape Verde national, and former air hostess at Emirate Airlines, is in her early thirties, aides of the governor say, while Oshiomhole is 63-year-old.
Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II
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.
, 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.
Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II and his family
Senator Hope Uzodinma
Distinguished senator in the 8th National Assembly, 
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.
Senator Hope Uzodinma and his young wife
Hope Uzodinma and his damsel, strike a pose with family members
Reports also made it known that the bride’s name is Chioma Ikeaka and she studied Law at Imo state University. She moved to Abuja for law school and her paths crossed with Senator Uzodinma’s
Honourable Moji Lawal
The last single honourable in Lagos state House of Assembly, 
Moji was the first ever female aspirant in Apapa constituency, and emerged their first female representative on May 29, 2015.
Moji Lawal weds her husband John Paul
There were over 100 delegates in the primaries before she emerged her party, the All Progressive Congress (APC)’s candidate.
Her husband, John Paul, is a businessman.
Emir Of Daura
The Emir of Daura, Alhaji Faruk Umar Faruk, who is over 80 years old, reportedly got married to a beautiful lady as his youngest wife in May.
Emir of Daura, Alhaji Faruk Umar Faruk marries a young lady
Daura is the birth place of President Buhari in Katsina state.