Lafia, the Nasarawa State capital was today agog as Former Governor of the State and Senator representing Nasarawa South at the National Assembly Umar Tanko Al-makura gave out two of his daughters Imaan and Zattun for marriage.
The residence of elder brother to Sen. Al-makura the Sangarin Kwandare HRH Alh. Abdun Kura Almakura venue of the event in Lafia was brought to a stance still an a side to behold with crops of people both the high and the low who came to witness the historic occasion.
Federal and State Government officials, Senators, Ministers among other top government officials, traditional rulers including Governor Abdullahi Sule and HRH Justice Sidi Bage Muhammad (Rtd) the Emir of Lafia led other traditional rulers to attend the wedding.
The Speaker of the Nasarawa State House of Assembly Alh Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi led other members of the State Assembly to attend the wedding.
Retired General Aliyu Gusau and Alh. Dahiru Mangal the CEO of Max Air both stood in for Senator Umar Tanko Almakura as they gave out the two daughters on behalf of their father.
Sadiq Kauje took Imaan Tanko Almakura as his wife just as Habib Muhammed Gidado was joined with Zattun Tanko Almakura as his wife after the payments of Hundred Thousand Naira (100,000)each as dowry.
Chief Imam of Lafia Mallam Dalhatu Dahiru who conducted the wedding fatiha enjoined the couples to adhere strictly to the marriage teachings as enshrined in the Holy Quran to have a blessed home just as prayers for peace and progress of the nation was observed.
Praise singers also had their field days.