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Sadiya Farouq abroad as wild rumour of wedding to Buhari booms

Sadiya Farouq abroad as wild rumour of wedding to Buhari booms
October 11
10:11 2019

Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, is in Switzerland promoting a UN campaign against poverty as a wild rumour of a wedding to President Muhammadu Buhari ripples.

In a tweet, the minister, supposedly getting married to Buhari on Friday, canvassed for active participation of citizens in ending poverty.

“On October 17, join us as we #WalkOutPoverty. The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is commemorated to encourage active participation by all to respect the rights & dignity of people living in poverty.#WalkOutPoverty#EndPoverty#Children @ossap_sdgs,” the tweet read.

Nigerians on Twitter have asked the minister to disclose details of the “wedding”.


Adewale, a Twitter user, asked the minister to display pre-wedding pictures as well as pictures of the venue.

“Hon, her Excellency in coming,we should be seeing pre-wedding pictures, pictures of venue. You and baba should not disappoint us o! Wailers won’t let us rest,” he tweeted.

Another user, said: “Is today not supposed to be your wedding? Common get inside for your make up and gele tying. Dont spoil our baba day ooooo. Na beg i dey beg you.”


Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, is currently on a trip to the United Kingdom.

Editor’s note: This story has been updated over an error of fact.


    FK JALLA October 11, 15:41

    this rumour by nigerians about president marriage to the minister is becoming pathetic

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  2. OnemanwithGod.
    OnemanwithGod. October 12, 08:52

    The rumour about PMB wedding to one of his minister is nothing but a gross foolishness. The originator of such should be immediately brought to decisive legal decision as obtained without further delay.

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