The Emir of Daura, the birthplace of President Buhari in Katsina state, H.R.H. Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar, has reportedly married a 20-year-old wife, Aisha Iro Maikano.
It was gathered that the couple tied the knot after a brief courtship, in a lowkey wedding in Katsina last Saturday, December 11.
According to DailyNigerian, the monarch paid N1 million naira dowry to the bride, who is the daughter of a high ranking traditional title holder, Fagacin Katsina, Iro Maikano.
Unconfirmed reports claim the traditional ruler has married not less than four young wives in the last six years. In 2015, he married one Gimbiya Aisha Umar Farouk, and have welcomed two children together.
See more photos of the new bride below,
In other news, Nigerian Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has opined that religion is Nigerians’ number one problem.
According to him, religion is the number one problem hindering Nigerians from being liberated as rational beings.
He made this assertion in a chat with a professor of African Literature, Dr. Louisa Egbunike, while emphasizing that religion has got to be put in its place in order for people to be liberated as rational beings.