Reactions Trail El-Rufai's Rumoured Wedding To Zahra Buhari

Reactions Trail El-Rufai's Rumoured Wedding To Zahra Buhari

A recent report carried by The Polity Weekly, a Kaduna state based newspaper, that Governor Nasir el-Rufai is set to wed the daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari, Zahra, has drawn reactions from Nigerians.

Reactions Trail El-Rufai's Rumoured Wedding To Zahra Buhari
According to “The Polity Weekly” newspaper headline, Governor Nasir El-Rufai is set to wed President Buhari’s daughter Zahra Photo credit: Omo GbajaBiamila

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The report though doubtful, has generated much reactions from some Nigerians who took to social media to express their opinion.

Read their tweets below:

This is not the first time Nigerians would be reacting to stories of societal wedding. Recently, the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, came under harsh criticism following his marriage to the 18-year-old daughter of the Lamido of Adamawa. Responding to the criticism, Sanusi said those who see something filthy about the sacred bond should buy themselves a new brain.


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