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Taoheed Adedoja Ex-Sports minister marries Bamanga Tukur's daughter

The event was celebrated with a lunch on Victoria Island in Lagos on May 19 before the `Nikkah’ ceremony in Abuja.

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Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, former Minister of Sports and Youth Development, has married Miss Jemila Tukur, seven years after the demise of his wife.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), reports that eminent personalities across the country converged at the Civic centre to rejoice with the new couple in Ibadan on Sunday

Adedoja had on May 20 at the BMT Africa Garden Mosque in Abuja married Jemila, the daughter of Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, former National Chairman of People's Democratic Party.

The event was celebrated with a lunch at Victoria Island in Lagos on May 19 before the `Nikkah’ ceremony in Abuja.

Adedoja, former Provost of the Federal College of Education (Special), Oyo and PDP governorship candidate in the last general elections, lost his wife, Hadijat on March 6, 2009.

Those who attended included: Oba Saliu Adetunji, the Olubadan of Ibadan, Chief Lekan Balogun, Otun-Olubadan of Ibadan, Chief Owolabi Olakunlehin, the Balogun of Ibadanland.

Also present were Alhaja Aminat Abiodun, Iyalode of Ibadan, Chief Lekan Alabi, the Agbaakin of Ibadan, Sen. Femi Lanlehin, Sen. Gbenga Babalola, Sen. Teslim Folarin and Alhaji Sharafadeen Alli.

Others were Elder Wole Oyelese, former Minister of Special Duties, retired Maj.-Gen. Raji Rasak, Alhaji Daud Akinola, Aare Musulumi of Yorubaland, Chief (Mrs) Bola Doherty and many others.

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