[Photos,Video] Dimeji Bankole Weds Kebbi Governor’s Daughter

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By Oyinlola Awonuga-Balogun  (The New Diplomat’s Entertainment, Fashion and Sports Desk)

Former Speaker, Rt. Hon. Oladimeji Sabur Bankole has married Aisha Shinkafi Seidu, daughter of Kebbi Governor, Atiku Bagudu.

The wedding ceremony took place on Friday evening, 15th January, 2021.

The bride, is reportedly a lawyer and graduate of the University of Hull in the United Kingdom.

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She is also a granddaughter to Umaru Shinkafi, a late Nigerian intelligence chief and former federal commissioner of internal affairs. Aisha’s mother is Shinkafi’s daughter and a sister to Aliyu Shinkafi, a former governor of Zamfara state.

Bankole, on the other hand, is a politician who served as the 9th speaker of the house of representatives. Elected at 37, he is regarded as the youngest speaker in the history of the house of representatives.

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He was a 2019 Ogun state gubernatorial election candidate under the platform of the Action Democratic Party (ADP).

Both families had earlier held an introduction ceremony where Aminu Tambuwal, Sokoto governor and Bankole’s successor as speaker of the house, led the groom’s people to the bride’s family home to seek her hand in marriage.

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It had kicked off the union of the couple in line with Islamic and traditional injunctions ahead of Friday’s event.

Groom is the son of the great Abeokuta politician and business man, Chief Alani Bankole.

  • Here are video and pictures from colourful wedding:

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