MAN CHARGED $1500 LOBOLA TO MARRY AFRICA’S RICHEST MAN’S DAUGHTER
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote was paid the sum of $1,388 on Friday, March 16, 2018 when his beloved daughter, Fatima tied the nuptial knot with her hubby, Jamil Abubakar.
The sum, $1,388, was paid by the family of the groom, as lobola to Dangote, whose net worth as estimated by Forbes in 2018, was put at $14.1billion.
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari served as the bride’s guardian and handed over Fatima’s hand in marriage to the groom’s guardian at the wedding ceremony that took place in the palace of the Emir of Kano.
The wedding had in attendance 16 serving Nigerian governors, a former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar and top government functionaries in attendance.