Preliminaries of Fatima Dangote’s wedding to Jamil Abubakar kicked off in a grand-style at the weekend.
Fatima is the daughter of billionaire businessman and Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote while Jamil is the pilot son of former Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Dikko Abubakar.
A pre-wedding dinner for the lover-birds took place in Kano state to officially mark the commencement of the traditional rites.
The event was attended by friends, well-wishers and family members of both Dangote and the Abubakar families.
The wedding will take place on Thursday, March 15 in Kano.
The nuptial ceremony has been scheduled to climax in Lagos state at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos on Saturday, March 24.
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