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CBN Governor shows love, installs wife as Giwar

By AbdulSalam Muhammad, Kano.
KANO – Amid pomp and peagantry, the Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria, and Danmajen Kano, Alhaji Sunusi Lamido Sunusi Sunday installed his wife, Sadiya Lamido as Giwar Danmaje in a colourful ceremony to commemorate the silver jubilee of their wedlock.

Sadiya Lamido (centre) the Giwar Danmaje
Sadiya Lamido (centre) the Giwar Danmaje

The colorful ceremony that attracted distinguished Nigerians from all walks of life came on the heel of noise generated by the alleged extra martial relationship by the Kano prince with a staff of Central Bank of Nigeria.

Speaking during the investiture, Sunusi Lamido Sunusi revealed that the woman in his  life has been “a pillar of stability” on the home front, adding that “credit goes to this woman of blue blood, a  pillar of peace.

Lamido who is belived to be eyeing the prestigious seat of the Emir, revealed during the turbanning ceremony that took place inside the family private residence located at the Nassarawa GRA  Danmaje said that “in Hausa, Giwa means elephant, but when applied metaphorically,  it translate to strength and  stability”.

The Kano born prince who was full of praises for his heartthrob was quick to add that  “even those who had known us briefly will attest to the fact that Sadiya is pillar of strength”.

He disclosed that “the decision to confer this title on this woman of substance was a sign of gratitude for the positive role she has played in my life over the last twenty five years marriage.

The CBN Governor explained that “I married Sadiya 25 years ago during the silver jubilee of the revered emir of Kano, Alhaji Ado Bayero”, adding that “by next December it would be exactly 25 years of eventful wedlock.


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