Yusuf Buhari, son of President Muhammadu Buhari, plans to marry the daughter of the Emir of Bichi in Kano state, Nasir Bayero.
Zahra Bayero is currently an undergraduate student in the UK, studying architecture.
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Yusuf graduated in 2016 from the University of Surrey, Guildford, UK.
Credible sources told DAILY NIGERIAN that the wedding ceremony will take place “in the next two to three months.”
“Preparations are at full speed for the big event. As tradition establishes, the groom’s parents have met with the bride’s parents to express Yusuf’s interest in marrying Zahra, ”said the source, requesting anonymity.
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The source added that the event would have taken place earlier had it not been for the absence of the groom’s mother, Aisha Buhari, who recently returned from a six-month medical trip to Dubai.
“Now that his mother returned a few weeks to Ramadan [Muslim holy month], it is clear that the wedding will take place after Sallah’s holidays, ”said the source.
On December 27, 2017, Yusuf was involved in a horrific electric bicycle accident in the Gwarinpa area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
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He was stabilized for about a month in an Abuja hospital before being transferred abroad for treatment. He returned to Nigeria from the medical trip on March 1, 2018.
He remains in seclusion after miraculously surviving the gruesome motor bike accident.
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