Married to over 4 wives in 6yrs, 90-yr-old Daura emir marries 20-yr-old In Katsina

The bride feeding the groom on their wedding day

The Emir of Daura, Faruk Umar Faruk, has reportedly married a 20-year-old bride, Aisha Iro Maikano. The ceremony allegedly took place on Saturday, December 11. 

The monarch, according to a story taken, tied the knot in a low-key marriage ceremony in Katsina state with the nubile young lady after a brief courtship.

Daily Nigerian newspaper had reported that the monarch paid N1million naira dowry to the bride, who is the daughter of a high ranking traditional title holder, Fagacin Katsina, Iro Maikano.

Sources quoted in the report said the monarch has married not less than four young wives in the last six years. Another source close to the royal family said the emir divorced all his three wives recently, to pick a new set of four wives.

The source said: “The plan was that the emir wanted to marry at least three wives at one go.”

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