Daura - Business activities are
flourishing in Daura, Katsina State, as the ancient town goes agog as President
Buhari’s daughter weds on Friday.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that super markets,
shops, soft drink sellers and commercial motorcyclists were recording a boom in
their businesses as visitors and well wishers from across the country were
sighted purchasing various traditional wares.
The traders at Daura city market also conducted their
businesses without hindrance.
The soft drink and bottled water sellers are receiving high
patronage due the scorching heat in the ancient city.
NAN observed that there was high vehicular traffic as
various brands of assorted cars and jeeps belonging to invitees flooded
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Several of the invitees drove straight to the Emir of
Daura’s palace, Alhaji Umar Farouq, to pay homage before proceeding to
the venue of the wedding.
The residents of Daura were also seen in high spirit,
receiving and entertaining visitors as well as directing them to various places
in appreciation of their presence for the high profile wedding.
The President’s daughter, Fatima, is getting married to her
heartthrob, Malam Gimba Yau Kumo.
She will become the fourth wife of Gimba, who is a former
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Federal Mortgage Bank of