The ancient city of Kano yesterday, November 10, was agog, when 11 governors, House of Assembly members and other dignitaries arrived in the state for the marriage introduction ceremony between daughter of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Fatima Ganduje and son of Governor Abiola Ajimobi, Idris Abiola Ajimobi.
Among the governors present at the ceremony were, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar (Jigawa), Senator Abiola Ajimobi (Ogun), Akinwumi Ambode (Lagos), Senator Rotimi Akeredolu (Ondo).
Others included Abubakar Baguda (Kebbi), Hon. Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto), Abdullaziz Yari (Zamfara), Rauf Aregbosola (Osun), Kashim Shetima (Borno), Aminu Bello Masari (Katsina)and Abdulfatai Ahmed.
As early as 7 30am, a large crowd converged on the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport (MAKIA) to welcome the visitors that came from far and near.
Traditional music dancers of different tribes were at hand to entertain the crowd as the chanting of pro-Ganduje slogans enveloped the area.
The host and the visiting governors and other dignitaries were to visit the Emir of Kano, His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi 11, business mogul and Islamic scholar, Alhaji Ishyaku Rabiu, among other Kano elders who played major roles in the introduction ceremony.
The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Sanusi Lamido and former governors including Niyi Adebayo, Adebayo Alao-Akala were also at the event.
However, it was learnt that,Fatima and Idris have been in love for a long time and have decided to make it real after receiving the blessings of their parents.
Recall that Abolaji Ajimobi, the only son of Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi, took to Instagram recently to reveal that he was in a relationship with Fatima Ganduje, the daughter of Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.
They both confessed their love to one another after he made a love declaration to her on his Instagram page recently.