- After his previous marriage ended in divorce, former Speaker Bankole has taken another shot at marital love
- Bankole wedded the step-daughter of Kebbi state governor on Friday, January 15
- Pictures of the colourful wedding have been trending on social media
A former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Honourable Dimeji Bankole, on Friday, January 15, got married to Miss Aisha Shinkafi Saidu, step-daughter of Kebbi state governor, Atiku Bagudu.
Legit.ng gathers that Bankole decided to take another shot at marriage after divorcing his first wife in 2017.
The bride, a lawyer, and graduate of the University of Hull in the UK is a daughter of the governor's wife from her previous marriage.
Below is a collage of the trending photos from the colourful wedding:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a statement from the Bankole family disclosed that a quiet introduction had previously already taken place between the two families in line with Islamic and traditional injunctions.
At the introduction ceremony, Sokoto governor and Bankole’s successor as Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, led the groom’s family to the bride’s family home to seek her hand in marriage.
Bankole, 51, is from Iporo in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun state.
He is Nigeria's youngest ever House of Representatives Speaker. An alumnus of both the University of Oxford and the University of Reading, Bankole became Speaker at the age of 37.
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In another report, the twin daughters of Senator Adeleke Olorunnimbe Mamora are set to get married.
Mamora is the minister of state for health and his twin daughters, Dahun and Dara got engaged to their boyfriends on the same day.
A video clip that is currently circulating the internet shows the beautiful moment their boyfriends identified as Bayo and Lanre got down on their knees to pop the million-dollar question.
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