By Khadija Aliyu
The former governor of Kano State, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso has advised couples under the mass wedding scheme, against checking their spouses’ phone, in order to avoid anything that could lead to the marriage break-up.
Kwankwaso gave the advise, during a reception organized for the couples, at government house.
He explained that,checking spouses’ phone by married couples is one of the major causes of marriage breakup in the country, advising them to shun anything that could cause crises among them.
“You have been advised by all and sundry. I believe you have been advised a thousand times. Ulamas, parents, relatives and even business people have advised you on how to live peacefully with one another”
Governor Abba Yusuf pointed out that, the beneficiaries of the mass wedding, were selected across 484 wards from the 44 Local Government areas in the state.
According to him, not less than 30 couples were selected from each of the 44 Local Government areas, saying that, the government took full responsibility of the marriage, which includes payment of dowry, provision of furniture, wedding food stuff and N20,000 grant for the brides to start up small scale business es, at the comfort of their matrimonial houses.
He urged the couples to live peacefully in accordance with the teachings of Islam.
Earlier In his welcome address,the Commander General, Kano Hisbah Board, Sheikh Aminu Daurawa hinted no fewer than 1,500 couples tied the knot yesterday.
He highlighted that, out of the 1,800 couples, the wedding of 264 was suspended as they tested positive with to some communicable diseases that requires urgent medical attention.
Sheikh Daurawa said , a new date would be announced for the wedding of the remaining 264 couples,after being certified free from the infection by medical professionals.
The Islamic cleric pointed out that, the wedding scheme had followed due and transparent process, commending the state government for the mind gesture.
While praying for the couples to have long lasting marital bliss, Daurawa urged them to fear Allah in dealing with one another.