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Sokoto State Government on Friday said it had earmarked N32million for the mass wedding of 100 couples in the state.


The State commissioner for Religious Affairs, Alhaji Mani Katami, disclosed this at the inauguration of the committee on Islamic Marriage Mediation in Sokoto.

He said ‎beneficiaries would be drawn from the 23 local government areas of the state.

He said the gesture was part of measures taken by the state government to assist less privileged members of the society.

‎Katami urged members of the committee to ensure fairness in the discharge of their assignment.
‎The committee, which has Sheikh Aliyu Kofar Rini‎ as chairman, was given two weeks to complete the assignment.

Members of the committee comprises Islamic scholars, government officials and representatives of the Sultanate Council, among others

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  1. ...see how them dey create poverty. Na mass wedding go provide for the family needs or for the children's upkeep? See clueless people! This is why poverty will remain endemic in many parts of the north. It is a pity!

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  2. Hope the government will continue to feed them. These people from the North are complete parasite. all they do is consume and waste as if there is no tomorrow yet they come out to talk trash. if only this country will go back to the principle of derivations, we will know if this their madness will continue. The other day one sent out bids for the building of mosques.

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