Muhammad Shehu, son of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has tied the knot with Zuwaira Faruk.
The pair exchanged marital vows at the wedding Fatiha held at An-Noor Mosque, Wuse, Abuja on Friday.
Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, received the bride on behalf of the groom during the wedding Fatiha which took place immediately after the Juma’at prayer.
President Muhammadu Buhari sent a congratulatory message to the newlyweds through a delegation led by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha.
The President urged them to learn to be patient with each other.
“The secret of successful marriages is in patience and tolerance for partners. I urge you to banish anger, mistrust and impatience from your home,” he said.
Other members of the delegation included the Minister of Defence, retired Maj. Gen. Bashir Magashi, and the Permanent Secretary, State House, Jalal Arabi.
First Lady Aisha Buhari sent a letter to Shehu, saying she would continue to pray for the success of the marriage.
Among those who witnessed the event were the Governors of Jigawa, Abubakar Badaru, Simon Lalong of Plateau, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, Godwin Obaseki of Edo, and Mai Ala Buni of Yobe.
Others at the event were cabinet ministers, heads of various Federal Government establishments, traditional and religious leaders, and media executives.
Some presidential aides, including the Senior Special Assistant to the President (Vice-President’s Office), Laolu Akande; as well as members of the State House Press Corps led by its chairman, Ubale Musa, also attended the event.