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Pride of a General…Ibrahim Babangida’s daughter, Halima marries in a grand style

Pride of a General…Ibrahim Babangida’s daughter, Halima marries in a grand style
May 15
16:17 2017

Yes, IBB has shown that in or out of high office, he is still a man of his people. Nigeria’s high society was agog as one of the most powerful and influential families in Nigeria, the Babangida clan, hosted the country’s aristocrats to the high octane wedding of former President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida’s second daughter, Halima, married to Alhaji Auwal Lawal Abdullahi, who holds the traditional title of Sarkin Sudan Gombe, last  Thursday and Saturday.

The wedding ceremony that was held at Legbo Kutigi Hall in Minna, was indeed more like a political gathering. Top political and business leaders, and members of the diplomatic corps witnessed the wedding ceremony.  IBB, known for his unabashed classiness and penchant to play the infallible host anytime the occasion calls for it treated his daughter with an unforgettable wedding ceremony.

The main event, the Wedding Fatiha, was Saturday May 13th, inside the much-talked about Hilltop Mansion of General Babangida. The elated father of the bride personally wrote letters to a few Nigerians inviting them to the ceremony. The joy of the newlywed couple knew no bounds as they swooned with joy and excitement at the altar and on the dance floor. The pair waltzed across the reception hall like two royal scions at the threshold of their dreams. Every detail about their wedding was undeniably gorgeous.

The rich and enviable social contacts and affiliations of both families were fully displayed and amply felt by everyone present at the occasion as the hall was packed full with the crème of the pack of Nigeria’s business and political high societies.  There were fever pitch dances and splatters of beautifully dressed men and women as they began their matrimonial odyssey. Even as the night wore on, the merriment did not lose its lustre neither did the ecstasy of the new couple wane.

Halimat is the second daughter and last child of the family. She was born by his late wife Maryam while the military ruler presided over the affairs of the country at Dodan Barracks in Lagos. The groom is He is a businessman.

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