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26 private jets and air force aircraft land in Minna for IBB's daughter's wedding

Four air force aircraft and twenty six private jets on friday landed in Minna, Niger State for the wedding of Halima, last child of former Head of State, Ibrahim Babangida. The aircraft had brought dignitaries from all parts of the country and beyond into the city for the occasion. The groom, Alhaji Auwal Abdullahi, a prominent businessman from Gombe State had given 10 cows and N500,000 as bride price for his bride, according to the News Agency of Nigeria. Garba Wushishi performed the symbolic ceremony of handing over Halimat to her husband around 2.45 pm while she was received on behalf of the groom by Governor Ibrahim Dankwanbo of Gombe State. Former President,Goodluck Jonathan, his Vice,Namadi Sambo and Senate President, Bukola Saraki, were among top dignitaries who attended the occasion. Amongst those that also graced the occassion were the governors of Kaduna, Sokoto, Zamfara, Kwara and Kano states, while business jagabans, Aliko Dangote and Tony Elemulu, led the line from the private sector.

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