Oluwo unveils new Queen, Firdauz Abdullahi (Photo, Profile)


The Oluwo of Iwo Land, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi, Telu 1 has unveiled a new Queen, Firdauz Abdullahi.

The follows a marriage ceremony held in Kano, Kano State on Saturday.

The Oluwo, who was not present at Saturday’s event, divorced his first wife, a Jamaican woman, in 2019.

Princes Firdaus is a niece to the current Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado-Bayero.

Her late father, Abdullahi Sarki Sani Yola, the 15th Madaki of Kano, died in 2008.

Farouk Sani-Yola, the elder brother of the bride told PREMIUM TIMES that the wedding is historic because the family of the Madaki gave out their daughter in marriage to another kingdom.

The bride, Firdaus Abdullahi
“We are delighted that this is the first time we are giving out in marriage to far away Yorubaland. Islam has bound us together. That made it possible for someone to marry even beyond the country,” Mr Sani-Yola said.

He said the 27-year-old bride holds a diploma in catering from the School of Management Studies, Kano.

Like other children in the Kano royal family, she has Qur’anic knowledge and was brought up in the palace of the Emir of Kano and the residence of the Madakin Kano, Mr Sani-Yola said.

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