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Newly Sworn-In Governor Marries Predecessor’s Daughter As Third Wife

Newly Sworn-in governor of Yobe State Governor, Mala Buni, has married Fatima Gaidam, daughter of his predecessor, Ibrahim Gaidam as his third wife.

The marriage which was low keyed took place at Gaidam’s residence at Sabon Fegi area Damaturu, the state capital, early Thursday.

According to reports, the new wife of the governor is currently studying in Saudi Arabia.

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It is not known if she would be made the first lady of the state, however, the marriage could be a move to strengthen political ties.

An ally of the governor was quoted saying that the marriage was held secretly to avoid public criticism.


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