Sokoto state plans mass wedding for 250 widows, widowers

Date: 26-11-2013 12:18 am (9 years ago) | Author: jobless gist
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- at 26-11-2013 12:18 AM (9 years ago)
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The Sokoto State Government said on Sunday that it would give out in a mass wedding, 250 widows and widowers across the state to give them a new lease of life.

Alhaji Zubairu Goronyo, the state Commissioner for Social Development, who announced this at the screening of the beneficiaries in Sokoto, said that the venture would gulp N30 million.

According to him, a date will soon be fixed for the exercise.

A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, who witnessed the screening that was done to establish the health status of the beneficiaries, reported that it was handled by various committees.

Alhaji Zubairu said that beds, mattresses, sets of chairs, curtains and two sets of female wrappers would be given to each of the 125 brides.

He said that similarly, the grooms would be given two sets of guinea brocade, N20,000 each as dowry to formalise the marriage agreement, and another N20,000 each to boost their businesses.

The commissioner said that the state governor, Alhaji Aliyu Wamakko, and the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, would serve as guardians to the brides and grooms at the ceremony.

Source: News Agency of Nigeria

‘The exercise is going to be on a quarterly basis, so as to enable more potential brides and grooms to benefit,” he said

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Posted: at 26-11-2013 12:18 AM (9 years ago) | Newbie
- jossy4reall at 26-11-2013 12:28 AM (9 years ago)
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and after dat the grooms will go and blow themselves up and making the brides widows again....another waste of resources

Posted: at 26-11-2013 12:28 AM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- kaffy2013 at 26-11-2013 07:03 AM (9 years ago)
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Jossy for real I give it to u,u av said it all.they all bunch of idiots
Posted: at 26-11-2013 07:03 AM (9 years ago) | Newbie
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- paulohking at 26-11-2013 09:29 AM (9 years ago)
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Quote from: jossy4reall on 26-11-2013 12:28 AM
and after dat the grooms will go and blow themselves up and making the brides widows again....another waste of resources

Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy you're damn correct my broda......those yeye people Roll Eyes
Posted: at 26-11-2013 09:29 AM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- ThoRam at 26-11-2013 09:31 AM (9 years ago)
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Happy peoples....
 
Posted: at 26-11-2013 09:31 AM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- dareper at 26-11-2013 09:40 AM (9 years ago)
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They will continue doing it as far as boko haram still exist.
Posted: at 26-11-2013 09:40 AM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- jjiofor at 26-11-2013 10:06 AM (9 years ago)
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AJANNI TAKE NOTE ANOTHER FREE WIFE FOR YOU.
Posted: at 26-11-2013 10:06 AM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- dickman2 at 26-11-2013 10:12 AM (9 years ago)
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see how them look sef..
Posted: at 26-11-2013 10:12 AM (9 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- Abusiddiq at 26-11-2013 10:16 AM (9 years ago)
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 Cool Cool Cool
Posted: at 26-11-2013 10:16 AM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- IDOKOO at 26-11-2013 10:22 AM (9 years ago)
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Give them job, marrying for them is like adding more problems to their sufferings. THE PEOPLE NEED JOB, NOT THIS GOVERNMENT NONSENCE.
Posted: at 26-11-2013 10:22 AM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Aniagain at 26-11-2013 10:43 AM (9 years ago)
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Aboki people and their cow sense

Posted: at 26-11-2013 10:43 AM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- dickman2 at 26-11-2013 11:12 AM (9 years ago)
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very ugly people..
Posted: at 26-11-2013 11:12 AM (9 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- prettyful at 26-11-2013 11:20 AM (9 years ago)
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lol
Posted: at 26-11-2013 11:20 AM (9 years ago) | Upcoming
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- mary11 at 26-11-2013 12:28 PM (9 years ago)
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So finally ajanni go get wife

Posted: at 26-11-2013 12:28 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- sucre4u at 26-11-2013 12:35 PM (9 years ago)
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Mtcheew make i pass jor
Posted: at 26-11-2013 12:35 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- cadanre at 26-11-2013 02:00 PM (9 years ago)
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Quote from: dickman2 on 26-11-2013 11:12 AM
very ugly people..

You urgly pass them.

Posted: at 26-11-2013 02:00 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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- Noble12 at 26-11-2013 03:24 PM (9 years ago)
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What a rare opportunity. ajanni grab it with both hands.
Posted: at 26-11-2013 03:24 PM (9 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- dickman2 at 26-11-2013 03:26 PM (9 years ago)
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Quote from: cadanre on 26-11-2013 02:00 PM
You urgly pass them.
Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy..u don come out..when..
Posted: at 26-11-2013 03:26 PM (9 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- dickman2 at 26-11-2013 03:26 PM (9 years ago)
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Quote from: cadanre on 26-11-2013 02:00 PM
You urgly pass them.
Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy Cheesy..u don come out..when..
Posted: at 26-11-2013 03:26 PM (9 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- zoe61 at 26-11-2013 03:45 PM (9 years ago)
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 26-11-2013 03:45 PM (9 years ago) | Hero
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