Friday, 18 November 2016

Jigawa state gov set to 130 in mass wedding, says it will check social vices among people of the state

No fewer than 130 suitors have registered in Gwaram Local Government Area to participate in a mass wedding, sponsored by the Jigawa State Government.

The Local Government’s Information Officer, Malam Nasiru Yusif, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse on Friday that the new suitors comprised of 80 men and 50 women.

Yusif said the Chairman of the Local Organising Committee for the wedding in the area, Malam Abdullahi Basirka, announced the figure at a stakeholder meeting held in Gwaram on Thursday.

He said the committee would visit the District Head of the area to solicit his support in educating people on the importance of the programme.

According to him, the Council Chairman, Alhaji Ilu Shuwarin, has pledged the council’s support towards successful hosting of the mass wedding.

On July 16, the Jigawa Government set up a 19-member committee to organise mass weddings for widows and divorcees in the state.

The committee is headed by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Abdulkadir Fanini.

The government said the aim of the exercise was to check social vices among the people of the state.

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