The new Governor of Yobe State, Mala Buni, has taken as his third wife, the daughter of Ibrahim Gaidam, ex-Governor of the State.
Platinum.ng gathered that the low-key ceremony which took place barely 24 hours after Governor Buni’s swearing-in ceremony on Wednesday, May 29, took place in the presence and residence of the former Governor Gaidam in Damaturu, the state capital.
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The bride and daughter to Gaidam, Ummi, who is reported to be studying currently in Suadi Arabia, was sought in marriage by Buni to strengthen his political relationship with her father, unknowing to the ex-Governor, inside sources revealed.
“The bales of kolanut were presented yesterday (Wednesday 29), and the wedding Fatiha took place today (Thursday 30) in the presence of a few family members,” an insider revealed.
Governor Buni is the immediate-past National Secretary of All Progressives Congress (APC), chosen by Gaidam to succeed him as governor.