Niger speaker to hold mass wedding for 100 female orphans of bandit attack

The Speaker, representing Mariga Constituency, characterised the endeavour as part of his constituency empowerment project to ease the plight of the underprivileged.

Abdulmalik Sarkindaji, the Speaker of the Niger State House of Assembly, has revealed intentions to arrange marriages for 100 female orphans who lost their parents to banditry in Mariga Local Government Area.

Speaking to reporters in Minna, the state capital, Sarkindaji assured them he would cover the grooms’ dowries and that he had already obtained all the essential items for the collective wedding event.

According to Punch, the girls selected for marriage were chosen from a group of 170, although Sarkindaji did not specify their age range.

The Speaker, representing Mariga Constituency, characterised the endeavour as part of his constituency empowerment project to ease the plight of the underprivileged.

Sarkindaji disclosed that the Niger State Governor, Mohammed Umar Bago, and the Emir of Kontagora, Alhaji Mohammed Barau, would oversee the welfare of the female orphans during the collective marriage ceremony.

Sheikh Aminu Daurawa, the Kano State Commander General of the Hisbah Board, is anticipated at the event scheduled for May 24 in Bangi, the administrative centre of Mariga Local Government Area.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Generated by Feedzy
× How can I help you?