By Mukhtar Yahaya Usman
Kano state governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has inaugurated a 21-member committee to arrange a state sponsored mass wedding for 1,500 couples.
Abdullahi Ganduje said the mass wedding is aimed at helping poor people in the state overcome the challenges of getting married.
He added that the couples were selected from across the 44 local government areas of the state after passing health screening.
KANO TODAY reports that the committee is expected to submit its report in four weeks.
In his speech, Director General Kano state Hisbah Board, Abba Sufi said the committee will execute its duties in time.
Abba Sufi said the committee will also counsel the prospective couples on the Islamic etiquette of marriage to ensure successful matrimony.
The committee is chaired by the Chief Imam of Kano, Muhammad Sani Zaharaddeen with the adviser to Kano state governor on religious affairs, Ali Baba Fagge as deputy.
Other members include commissioner for local government Murtala Sule Garo, leader of the Qadiriyya Brotherhood Qaribullah Nasiru Kabara, Commander General of the Hisbah Command Aminu Dauarawa, as well as retired university lecturer, Muhammad Tahir Adam ‘Baba Impossible’.
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