The couple were pronounced husband and wife at the Palace of the Emir of Bichi in Kano State where their wedding Fatiha took place on Friday, August 20.
According to BBC Hausa, the dowry paid for Zahra is N500,000.
The wedding was attended by a deluge of prominent figures and politicians including President Buhari and Yemi Osinbajo, the vice-president.
Also present were members of Buhari’s delegation including Bashir Magashi, minister of defense; Sabo Nanono, minister of agriculture; Hadi Sirika, minister for aviation; and Suleiman Hussein Adamu, minister for water resources.
Garba Shehu, Buhari’s senior special assistant on media and publicity, also said members of the delegation would stay back after the wedding to represent the president at the coronation of the emir at Bichi the next day.
KanyiDaily recalls that the Emir of Bichi had said he wished his daughter, Zahra, completed her studies before getting married to Yusuf Buhari.
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