Leadership (Abuja)

Nigeria: I Won't Marry That Woman - Kwankwaso

Barely a week after LEADERSHIP Weekend reported the intention of Hajia Rabi Shehu Sharada to marry Kano State Governor Rabi'u Musa Kwankwaso at the next Hisbah's mass wedding, the state chief executive has turned the application down.

Hajia Sharada, an elder of the Kano State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had in in a radio programme and in a chat with LEADERSHIP Weekend in Kano indicated her interest to marry the governor at the forthcoming event.

But in an interview with LEADERSHIP Weekend, Hisbah Board Deputy Commander General (Women's Wing), Hajia Zahra Umar Muhammad, disclosed that some senior officers of the board met the governor on the proposal but he indicated that he was not interested in marrying another wife.

Hajia Zahra said one of the responsibilities of the Hisbah is to match-make couples, who have consented to marrying each other.

Hajia Sharada in her proposal had said she wanted to marry the governor to help him in the running the state and also to unify the PDP, which now has three factions in the state.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2012 Leadership. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.