In Kano Hisbah Board to conduct mass wedding for 2,000 widows and divorcees

News of the mass wedding was revealed by Director-General of the Kano Hisbah Board, Abba Sufi

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Brides at a mass wedding in Kano play

Brides at a mass wedding in Kano

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The Kano State Hisbah Board on Tuesday announced that it has begun preparation for the mass wedding of a new batch of widows and divorcees in the state.

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Mass wedding in Kano

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This was revealed in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano by the Director-General of the Board, Abba Sufi.

Mass wedding in Kano play

Mass wedding in Kano

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The mass wedding preparation was a directive from Kano governor, Abdullahi Ganduje to the Board, Dr. Sufi said.

READ:52 couples in Jos tie the knot in first-ever mass wedding conducted by Catholic church

“The governor recently directed us to start preparations for the wedding of another set of widows and divorcees.

“So, the Board has since commenced preparations for the event, expected to take place before the end of the year, ’’  the Director-General said.

Mass wedding in Kano play

Mass wedding in Kano

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No less than 5,000 couples have been joined together in this government- sponsored mass wedding programme introduced by former Gov. Rabi’u Kwankwaso in May 2012.

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