Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi II on Saturday, August 3, received his 4th wife HRH Sa’adatu Barkindo Mustapha.

Emir Sanusi II had married the daughter of Lamido of Adamawa Muhammadu Barkindo-Mustafa, in a low-key ceremony which was held in Yola on September 25, 2015. HRH Sa’adatu Barkindo Mustapha was only an 18-year-old secondary school leaver when her royal wedding was held.

a group of women with a Muslim bride

Now a graduate of a University in the United Kingdom, Sa’adatu was received at the Kano first-class Monarch’s palace after being away for four years. Her Quranic graduation ceremony was held yesterday, and it was learnt that her traditional Budar Kai ceremony is currently ongoing.

The Emir of Kano’s other wives include Sadiya, daughter of the late Emir of Kano Dr. Ado Abdullahi Bayero, Maryam and Rakiya.

a Muslim bride