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First Look at Fatima Ganduje & Abolaji Ajimobi’s Arabian Themed Henna Party + Durbar Ceremony #Faaji2018

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We love when cultures play a beautiful role in traditional wedding ceremonies in Nigeria.

Fatima Ganduje, who is the founder of Let’s Talk Humanity, a charitable organisation, is right now getting married to her love, Abolaji Ajimobi, who is an entrepreneur.

The couple had their Arabian themed Henna party, tagged Fatima’s Henna Playday, in Kano, captured by the talented George Okoro.

The groom, who is getting married to a Fatima, a princess, recently became a prince and had to ride around Kano with his groomsmen in true Durbar fashion. The Durbar ceremony was organized by the Emir of Kano.

The groom’s father is the Governor of Oyo State Abiola Ajimobi, and the bride is the daughter of Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, who is the Governor of Kano State.

16 Comments

  1. Jam jam

    March 3, 2018 at 2:27 pm

    Hausa and Yoruba coming together. Beautiful mix of cultures. God bless Nigeria

    • Olanma

      March 3, 2018 at 4:57 pm

      They always come together in marriage. When a Hausa/Fulani man/woman aren’t marrying themselves; then they usually marry the Yoruba’s. Beautiful culture, both. Lovely pictures. God bless them.

  2. Kenny Jossy

    March 3, 2018 at 2:38 pm

    Hausa women una see body fine sha!!! I hope i find one marry for this abroad. Unfortunately, u no dey see too many hausa women for abroad. I’ve always loved northern women dated a couple while growing up, the most sincere women, i know, know of now sha maybe them don change bc na long time ago i mess with few of them. This is beautiful, wishing you guys nothing but the very best.

  3. Lol

    March 3, 2018 at 2:52 pm

    Beautiful Alladinesque colours for the henna playdate.
    Is Ajimobi related to the Indimis of the north. Did Buhari’s daughter not marry an Indimi?
    He looks mixed..looks quite northern himself.
    Relationship bears in mind the old monarchial alliances. Politics, love, amongst the autocratic elites!

    • Anon

      March 3, 2018 at 3:42 pm

      Re-he looks mixed, yes. Mrs Ajimobi is half-Lebanese.

    • Kay

      March 3, 2018 at 6:55 pm

      I don’t know where they found the Indimi that Ajimobi has added to his name.

  4. Cool!

    March 3, 2018 at 2:56 pm

    I must confess i love the way northerners dress.

  5. Paul Agim

    March 3, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    wishing both of you marital bliss and favours.gal you so fine wow.northern gals rock.idris this your wife trafigator sharp well well and you so gentle hope you can handle it well

  6. Cynical

    March 3, 2018 at 4:26 pm

    Everytime I see these Hausa weddings,I’m like we down here are still learners compared to these guys o….. And to think that this will be one in like five ceremonies.

  7. Emmyloaded

    March 3, 2018 at 4:53 pm

    Nice one and lovely picture

  8. Beebee

    March 3, 2018 at 6:03 pm

    Being a sickle cell patient is not a death sentence.

    NB :I’m not a sickle cell patient.

  9. Bola

    March 3, 2018 at 6:12 pm

    I get your point, however the sickle cell part at the end of your comment was and is inappropriate and offensive.

  10. Linda

    March 3, 2018 at 6:22 pm

    Congratulations to them. One question is he Muslim? I remember reading something that said his mother is Christian and the father is Muslim.

  11. Ephi

    March 4, 2018 at 9:45 am

    I am so ashamed of you guys, China with its media censorship and ban of free speech would have been a better country for you to operate in. No wonder your website is littered with multiple posts but zero comments. Makes sense now.

  12. Californiabawlar

    March 4, 2018 at 3:38 pm

    BellaNaija!!! Wow! Just wow! ? ?
    I’m not sure what to make of this development. These are interesting times.

  13. nadine

    March 4, 2018 at 4:45 pm

    Beautiful everything, I wish the couple well. I also wish God blesses them with wisdom to advise their parents to spend this much time, energy and resources on the development of their states. Just imagine how improved public education, health and an enabling environment for business could transform both states.

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