89-year-old Sheik Dahiru Usman Bauchi takes new wife

89-year-old Sheik Dahiru Usman Bauchi takes new wife

Renowned Islamic scholar weds new bride 68 years after he married his first wife.

89-year-old Sheik Dahiru Usman Bauchi takes new wife
Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi and Alhaji Aminu Masari, Bauchi state governor

Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi, prominent Islamic scholar and leader of the Tijjaniyya Movement in Nigeria has married a new wife.

89-year-old Sheik Dahiru Usman Bauchi takes new wife
Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi and new bride

The 89-year-old renowned Islamic scholar married the daughter of late Senegalese Islamic scholar and Tijjaniya caliph, Sheikh Ibrahim Niasse. Online Hausa publication, Rariya reports that the marriage was conducted by Sheikh Baba Laminu Niasse in Kaolack, Senegal.

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Sheikh Bauchi is also the deputy chairman Fatwa Committee of the Supreme Council Of Islamic Affairs (NSCIA)

He married his first bride in 1948 and has 61 children, many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Source: Legit.ng

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