Buhari, IBB, others expected in Edo as Oshiomhole remarries today


gove oshomoleBENIN—PRESIDENT-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari and his wife Aisha, are among dignitaries expected today for the wedding between Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State and his fiancée, Miss Lara Fortes, at his country home in Iyamho, Etsako West Local Government Area of the state.

Other dignitaries expected include former Head of State, Gen. Ibrahim Babangida, former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the national leader of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Chairman of APC, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State and others.

Oshiomhole is re-marrying five years after he lost his first wife, Clara on December 8, 2010. She died after several years of battle with cancer. Oshiomhole has been under pressure from traditional rulers including the Benin monarch, Oba of Benin to take another wife who will be of assistance to him at home.

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