The Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has paid 24 gold coins as bride price for marrying Gumsu Sani Abacha, daughter of Nigeria’s former Head of State, Sani Abacha.
According to DAILY NIGERIAN, Mr Buni, who is also the chairman, caretaker committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, paid 24 gold coins as bride price which is the equivalent of about $2,055.13.
The marriage ceremony took place on Wednesday, April 14, at the Abuja residence of Mohammed Abacha, the bride’s elder brother, reports the Daily Nigerian.
Notable persons in attendance included the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali; National Commissioner, Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Bashir Garba-Lado and several others
Recall that Mr Buni had in 2019 married his predecessor’s daughter, Adama Ibrahim-Gaidam as his third wife.
Gumsu is now coming as the fourth wife to the governor.
It was however gathered that the 45-year-old daughter of the late head of state was previously married to a Cameroonian multi-billionaire, Bayero Mohamadou but the 20-year-old marriage crashed in 2020.