Kabiru Bayero, the son of Emir of Kano Aminu Bayero
Kabiru Bayero, the son of Emir of Kano Aminu Bayero

Emir of Kano’s son proposes to Ummarun Kwabo’s daughter

NEWS DIGEST – Kabiru Bayero, the son of Emir of Kano Aminu Bayero, has proposed to the daughter of a famous Sokoto politician and businessman, Ummarun Kwabo.

Mr Bayero, a Business Administration graduate, is the eldest son of the emir.

DAILY NIGERIAN reports that a high powered delegation from the Kano and Bichi Emirates arrived in Sokoto on Saturday to seek the hand of Aisha Ummarun Kwabo in marriage to Kabiru Aminu Bayero.

Some members of the Kano delegation

The Kano delegation, headed by the Wazirin Kano Sa’ad Gidado, include Sarkin Dawaki Maituta Kano, Abubakar Bello Tuta; Dan Isan Kano, Kabiru Tijjani Hashim; Dandarman Kano, Bello Bayero and; Kachallan Kano, Magaji Galadima.

The event was held at the Sokoto Government House, with a former Sokoto state governor Attahiru Bafarawa giving the consent for the courtship (baiko) on behalf of the bride’s parents.

The Sultan of Sokoto Sa’ad Abubakar was represented by the Wazirin Sokoto, Sambo Junaidu.

The sum of N250,000 was then paid as dowry in advance.