Some of a brides, of a mass marriage scheme
From Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano
The Kano State Government yesterday conducted a mass marriage for 250 couples, a second in a array being concurrent by a State Hisbah Board, in an beginning directed during addressing a high rate of divorce cases in a state. Yesterday’s rite that hold during a Government House in Kano came after a initial mass marriage sponsored by a State supervision was hold on May 15 during a Kano Central Mosque during that 100 couples were assimilated in wedlock.
Wife of a clamp president, Hajiya Amina Namdi Sambo, who was a special guest during yesterday’s mass wedding, donated 250 sewing machines, value about N3.73 million to a 250 brides, describing a mass marriage beginning by a State supervision as a step in a right instruction to tackle socio-economic hurdles during a grassroots level.
The arch horde and administrator of a State, Mallam Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, who also presented gifts, comprising bed and beddings, bags of rice, cartons of spaghetti, as good as domicile equipment and N20,000 any as take-off collateral to a brides, disclosed that a State Government spent not reduction than N46.6 million in purchasing a gifts.
Other gifts presented to a couples enclosed 3 crates of eggs, dual dungeon phones per couple, assorted fabrics and various items, that were donated by rich people and organisations. Kwankwaso remarkable that a State supervision pioneered a beginning of mass marriage in a country, as a magnitude to tackle a high rate of divorce cases in a state, adding that it is also directed during addressing misery among a people of Kano.
The Commander General of a Hisbah, Sheikh Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa, disclosed that during a screening of a couples, 7 impending suitors were detected to be HIV-positive, who
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