90-year-old Emir of Daura takes 20-year-old bride

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

Born in 1921, the nonagenarian manther tied the knot in a low key marriage ceremony in Katsina with the nubile young lady after a brief courtship.

Information revealed that the monarch paid N1million naira dowry to the bride, who is the daughter of Fagacin Katsina, Iro Maikano.

Sources said the serial polygamist has married not less than four young wives in the last six years.

In a circulating video, the jubilant bride was seen dancing to the tune of a traditional music.

Another short video shows how Magajin Garin Daura, Musa Umar, representing the emir at the Wedding Fatiha.

Sources close to the royal family said the emir divorced all his three wives recently, to pick a new four set of wives. “The plan was that the emir wanted to marry at least three wives at one go,” said a family source.

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