It is no longer news that President Muhammadu Buhari gave out his daughter, Hanan in marriage yesterday.
What is however trending is how the first family failed to observe all COVID-19 protocols at the glamorous ceremony.
As much as the event was reduced to a limited number of guests as part of COVID-19 measures for social gathering,the few people in present flouted some COVID-19 protocols mainly in physical distancing.
Many complained that physical distancing was clearly missing in the picture arrangement saying that the law makers have not led by examples.
This was also observed in some of the pictures that travelled wide on the internet.
The solemnization of the wedding was done briefly after the two units of Jum’aat prayers led by Imam Abdulwahid Suleiman of the State House Mosque.
The marriage is said to be the first to be conducted inside the Presidential Villa in an effort to respect COVID-19 protocols.
While Hanan is Buhari’s youngest daughter, Turad is the son of a former lawmaker, Alhaji Mahmud Sani Sha’aban, who represented Zaria in the House of Representatives from May 2003 to May 2007.
Turad’s father, who holds the title of Dan Buram of Zazzau, was also a former governorship candidate in Kaduna State on two occasions on the platforms of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) and the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP) in 2007 and 2011 respectively.
The groom, whose father is a friend of President Buhari, is a Special Adviser to the Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola.
Turad, who currently holds the title of Wakilin Tudun Wadan Zazzau, is a graduate of Finance and Management with two masters degrees including an MBA.
The groom has his first degree and Master’s degree in Finance and Management from the American University of Dubai.
He also possesses MBA from Northampton University, United Kingdom.
He has worked with reputable companies in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) such as Nexus Financial Advisors.
He was said to have worked with the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) to further his career in finance.