Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has reacted to the news of upcoming mass
wedding in Kano State. About 10,000 Muslims women have so far registered
for the ceremony, which is organised by the Hizba board in a bid to
reduce the number of single women in the state.
“Really sad that in this period of economic downturn some states are
more engaged with mass wedding registries rather than with mass job
registries! 18,000 babies are born in Nigeria everyday.
States are seeking bailouts from the FG, businesses
are closing up shop and the Naira is sliding everyday with high
inflation and our priority is mass marriage! Really!!! Our priority
shouldn’t be facilitating mass marriages. It should be how to make our
people productive enough to marry for themselves and feed their
The Hizba board is yet to announce a date for the ceremony.