“Already, I Have Procured Mattresses”: Prominent Lawmaker to Marry Off 100 Females

“Already, I Have Procured Mattresses”: Prominent Lawmaker to Marry Off 100 Females

  • A Nigerian lawmaker, Sani Yakubu Noma, has disclosed plans to marry off at least 100 female orphans in Kebbi state
  • The lawmaker stated that the marriage plan was part of his contributions to the welfare of orphans in his constituency
  • Noma said the marriage ceremony will take place at the palace of the Emir of Argungu, Alhaji Sama’ila Muhammad Mera on Saturday, November 25

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Argungu, Kebbi state - Sani Yakubu Noma, a member of the house of representatives, has said he has concluded plans to give out 100 female orphans for marriage.

Speaking recently to journalists in his hometown in Argungu area of Kebbi state, the lawmaker representing Argungu/Augie federal constituency said the marriage plan was part of his contributions to the welfare of orphans in his constituency, This Day newspaper reported.

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In the North, local authorities often officiate the mass weddings of hundreds of couples. Photo credit: Anadolu. Depicted persons have no relationship to events described in this material.
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He said the marriage ceremony will take place at the palace of the Emir of Argungu, Alhaji Sama’ila Muhammad Mera, Daily Trust noted.

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The lawmaker disclosed that a committee has been set up for the implementation of the event.

He said:

"Already, I have procured beds, mattresses, essential furniture, and other matrimonial commodities for the beneficiaries of the marriage.”

Furthermore, Noma said he would disburse equipment to over 1,000 people as part of his constituency project during the marriage ceremony.

He stated that the items to be distributed include 500 motorcycles, 200 vehicles, 500 milling machines, 600 pumping machines, and 100 grinding machines.

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In a piece of related news, Legit.ng reported that the New Nigeria People's Party(NNPP) presidential candidate during the February 2023 election, Rabiu Kwankwaso, and Kano state governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, joined 1,700 couples at a state-sponsored mass wedding.

Kwankwaso was the representative of the grooms while Governor Yusuf was the representative (Wali) of the brides.

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Legit.ng also reported that Kwankwaso counseled 1,500 couples who participated in a mass wedding in the state.

He urged them not to check their spouses’ phones, which could help prevent marriages from falling apart.

Source: Legit.ng

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Ridwan Adeola (Current Affairs Editor) Ridwan Adeola Yusuf is a Current Affairs Editor at Legit.ng and a certified journalist with over 9 years of experience. He edited Politics Nigeria's articles, was the Acting Editor of AllNews Nigeria and Fact-Checking Researcher (Africa Check). He received his HND in Mass Communication from The Polytechnic Ibadan. He received a Certificate of Achievement (Journalism Clinic’s Fix The Leak masterclass, 2021) and also completed Google News Initiative's Advance digital reporting curriculum. Contact him at ridwan.adeola@corp.legit.ng.

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