It’s not only President Buhari and his wife, Aisha that would make tongues wag at the beautiful wedding of their daughter Zahra.

It’s now the turn of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II to cause a stir.

The Buhari’s December 16 wedding has gone down in Nigerian wedding history as one of the most beautiful and the most-talked about.

With just three days to go, preparations at the palace of the Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, for the wedding Fathia of his daughter, Fulani Siddika, is in top gear.

Princess Fulani and beau The Hausa cultural marriages are primarily based on Islamic rites, the Nikkhai must precede all wedding ceremony. The culturally rich events tend to last about a week, starting with a wedding Fatiha and ending with the main wedding reception.

Already, the princess had her Kamu ceremony on December 18 at the beautiful palace and her siblings shared on Instagram, pictures and videos of the bride-to-be crying. It was such an emotional moment for them all.
The princess, Fulani Siddika, will wed her beau, Mallam Abubakar Umar Kurfi on December 23.
The Kamu Amariya is one of the oldest events in the Hausa wedding ceremony. “Kamu” means catch the bride. The groom’s family comes and negotiates with the bride’s friends for her release to them. They have come for their bride and they are willing to pay any price to have her. This is a fun event and negotiation may take up to 30 minutes followed by a fun reception.