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90-year-old Emir Reportedly Weds A 20-year-old In Katsina


The Emir of Daura, Faruk Umar Faruk has reportedly married a 20-year-old bride, Aisha Iro Maikano.

The couple tied the knot after a brief courtship in a low-key marriage ceremony in Katsina state on December 11, 2021.

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DailyNigerian reports that the monarch paid N1M dowry to the bride who is the daughter of a high ranking traditional title holder, Faracin Katsina, Iro Maikano.

According to the report, sources disclosed that the Emir 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.