Yobe governor, Buni pays 24 gold coins as dowry to marry 45-year-old Abacha’s daughter
The Executive Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni has paid 24 gold coins to marry Gumsu Sani Abacha, the daughter of a former Nigerian military ruler.
Buni, who is also the chairman, caretaker committee of the All Progressives Congress, tied the knot with Gumsu Sani Abacha on Wednesday in Abuja, Daily Nigerian report.
The prices of gold coins vary, with American Buffalo costing $2,055.13; American Gold Eagle $2,060.13; Canadian Maple Leaf $2030.13; Australian Kangaroo $2015.13; and Chinese Panda which is sold at $1975.13.
The marriage ceremony took place at the Abuja residence of the bride’s elder brother, Mohammed Abacha.
Some of the dignitaries in attendance included the Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Hameed Ali; National Commissioner, Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Bashir Garba-Lado.
Others are Kano-based Islamic cleric, Aminu Daurawa; Katsina State governorship aspirant in 2019 elections, Yakubu Lado-DanMarke, and many others.
Governor Buni had in 2019 married his predecessor’s daughter, Adama Ibrahim-Gaidam as his third wife making Gumsu his fourth wife.
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.
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