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Dimeji Bankole weds Kebbi Governor’s daughter (photos, video)

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

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


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

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.

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.

It was a classy and colourful wedding.

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And he revealed details of a meeting last Wednesday aimed at stopping the rot.

“Losing at Southampton was absolutely not what we wanted.

"But the next day (after a day off) we spoke and the boys had their say as well, all that kind of stuff.

“We are now in a place where we want to be. We know what we have to do.

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Clubs battle for Ighalo with ex-Super Eagles striker set to leave Man Utd

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Odion Ighalo’s representative has claimed that clubs in the Premier League, Europe, and Middle East are very keen on signing the Manchester United forward.

Ighalo joined the Red Devils in January 2020 on an initial six-month loan deal from Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua.

The former Super Eagles striker hit the ground running on his arrival, scoring five goals during his first spell with the side to earn a contract extension.

He has, however, struggled for game time this season, having only featured in four games across all competitions for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side.

Ighalo will come to the end of his stay at the Old Trafford this month following the expiration of his loan deal with the club.

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