3 wedding events were a major trend on social media this month of march as they involved the children of Nigerian politicians and business moguls.
Here are lovely pictures from the societal wedding
1. Damilola Osinbajo and Seun Bakare
The traditional wedding of the daughter of vice president Yemi Osinbajo, Damilola Osinbajo who got married to Seun Bakare, took place at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The event where guests were barred from taking pictures was witnessed by close friends, relatives and top government officials.
Damilola Osinbajo is a pastor in the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) while Seun Bakare is the son of Bola Shagaya, a businesswoman. The church wedding took place on March 17.
2. Fatima Ganduje and Idris Ajimobi
The union between the daughter of governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state and the son of Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo state started off in Kano. The event had 22 state governors and President Muhammadu Buhari in attendance.
Fatima Ganduje and her husband, Idris Ajimobi then proceeded to Ibadan were they had two more events, a traditional wedding and a white wedding. However, the events drew criticisms from some Northerners who claim the events were a stray from Islam.
3. Fatima Dangote and Jamil Abubakar
Fatima Dangote, who is the daughter of billionaire Aliko Dangote, tied the knot with her man Jamil Abubakr, who is a pilot and son of former Inspector General of Police M.D Abubakar. It was an 8 part wedding ceremony with events kicking off in Kaduna where the mother of the bride hosted a mother’s dinner.
The wedding ceremony finalized in Lagos and was attended by digintaries like Emir of Kano Malam Muhammad Sanusi, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Head of State General Abdulsalami Abubakar, Bill Gates, Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Aminu Bello Masari, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Umar Tanko Almakura, Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Kashim Shettima, Ibrahim Geidam, Yahaya Bello, Ibikunle Amosun, Abiola Ajimobi, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, General Aliyu Gusau, President of Ghana Nana Akufo-Addo, Mo Ibrahim and more.