I’m Happy To Witness My Daughter’s Wedding – Sen. Alli
...Shettima, Serving Senators, Others Grace Occasion
Vice President Kashim Shettima, some south-west senators and other prominent Nigerians were among dignitaries who honoured Sen. Sharafadeen Alli (APC-Oyo South) has he gave his daughter’s hand in marriage last weekend.
The dignitaries had stormed the University of Ibadan Islamic Centre for the Nikkah ceremony between Suliat Alli and AbdulQudus Okeowo.
Among the lawmakers present were Sen. Gbenga Daniel (APC-Ogun East); Sen. Jide Ipinsagba (APC- Ondo North) and Sen. Idiat Adebule (APC- Lagos West).
Others include Sen. Cyril Fasuyi (APC- Ekiti North); Sen. Abdulfatai Buhari (APC-Oyo North) and Sen. Yunus Akintunde (APC-Oyo Central).
The ceremony was also attended by former Chairman of National Lottery Commission, Alhaji Fatai Ibikunle; former Commissioner of Environment in Oyo State, Chief Lowo Obisesan and the President of Omo Ajorosun Club, Alhaji Abiola Alli.
Also present at the colourful ceremony were several APC chieftains in the state and hosts of other dignitaries from across the country.
Prof. Abdulrahman Oloyede, the Chief Imam, UI Central Mosque, joined and prayed prayed for the newly-wedded couple.
Oloyede counseled the couple on how to live peacefully and happily in a Muslim home according to Islamic teachings.
“The Prophet Muhammad said that any woman who stayed peacefully in her husband’s house has achieved 50 percent rewards in worship.
“I implore you to uphold godliness, discipline and perseverance in all you do. May the Almighty Allah grant the union good fruits,” he said.
He congratulated the couple for fulfilling the three key conditions of love, consent of parents and exchange of gifts, wishing them a blissful marital life.
Speaking at the ceremony, Alli expressed joy on the occasion, thanking God for sparing their lives to witness the day.
He admonished the couple to live peacefully, praying that Almighty Allah grant the couple good fruits of the womb.
Alli, who is also the Maye Balogun of Ibadanland, thanked the vice president, senators and other dignitaries present for the honour.