74-Year-Old Minister of Agriculture Sabo Nanono Secretly Weds 18-Year-Old School Dropout

74-Year-Old Minister of Agriculture Sabo Nanono Secretly Weds 18-Year-Old School Dropout

- There are reports that a 74-year-old Nigerian minister, Sabo Nanono, has taken a new bride

- The politician is said to have secretly married an 18-year-old secondary school dropout identified simply as Rakiya

- Their low key wedding reportedly held on April 3 and the new bride is said to have already settled down in Nanono’s Kano residence

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Nigeria’s minister of agriculture and rural development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, has reportedly taken a new young wife for himself.

The politician who is 74 years old is said to have made things official with his 18-year-old bride simply known as Rakiya.

According to reports from Daily Nigerian, the new couple tied the knot on April 3, in Jere town, Kaduna, at a low key ceremony.

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74-Year-Old Minister of Agriculture Sabo Nanono Secretly Weds 18-Year-Old School Dropout
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono and his 18-year-old bride, Rakiya. Photos: Daily Nigerian, @Nanonosabo
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Sources disclosed to Daily Nigerian that the minister did not want details about the union publicised and assigned only three people to the occasion.

The source reportedly said:

“The minister only assigned three people and warned them against disclosing the details of the marriage to people.”

It was also gathered that the politician’s family members were against him getting married to the young girl but he seemed adamant despite their over 50 years age gap.

The source disclosed that the minister appeared to be madly in love and was unstoppable. The new bride has also already moved into the politician’s Kano home.

After the news broke out on social media, Nigerians asked a lot of questions and many of them expressed concerns about the marriage. Read what some of them had to say below:

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“He’s madly in love ?? Such a joke”


“At least, this one is not underage so good for them♀️♀️.”


“The most corrupt region in Nigeria is north and this is one of the reasons for being the most corrupt. Embezzled Nigerian treasury to take care of many wives and children.”


“Men dey enjoy sha... A man's world.. they get whatever they want”

Nawa o.

In other society news, Legit.ng earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari's only son, Yusuf, is getting set to wed a Kano princess.

It was reported that Yusuf would be wedding the daughter of the Emir of Bichi in Kano, Princess Zahra Bayero, in a few months, probably after the Sallah celebrations.

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