President Muhammadu Buhari has delivered a congratulation message to newlyweds Muhammad Garba Shehu and Zuwaira Umar Faruk, exhorting them to understand to be patient with one another.
The message was communicated through a committee led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha.
“The secret of successful marriages is in patience and tolerance for partners. I urge you to banish anger, mistrust, and impatience from your home,” the President warned the young couple.
Other members of the committee, who represented the president at the occasion in Abuja on Friday, included the Minister of Defence, retired Maj. Gen. Bashir Magashi, and the Permanent Secretary, State House, Mr. Jalal Arabi.
In a message to the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu, the father of the groom, the First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, said that she would continue to pray for the achievement of their marriage.
“We also pray to God Almighty to bless this marriage and make their home a happy one,” Mrs. Buhari jotted down.
Also, Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State accepted the bride on behalf of Muhammad Garba Shehu during the wedding Fatiha, which took place shortly after the Juma’at prayer in Abuja.
Also, in attendance were the Governors of Jigawa, Abubakar Badaru, Simon Lalong of Plateau, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, Godwin Obaseki of Edo, and Mai Ala Buni of Yobe.
Several cabinet ministers, heads of various Federal Government establishments, traditional and religious leaders, editors and senior media officers from across the nation were also in attendance.
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