Ex-Speaker, Dimeji Bankole To Marry Kebbi Gov’s Daughter


Former House of Representatives Speaker, Dimeji Bankole will on Friday 15 January tie the nuptial knot with Miss Aisha Shinkafi Saidu, daughter of Kebbi Governor, Atiku Bagudu.


Recall that Dimeji Bankole divorced his first wife in 2017 making him a much sought-after bachelor in the circle of eligible spinsters within and outside Nigeria.


Friday’s marriage ceremony will draw the curtain on speculations regarding his matrimonial intentions since the divorce.


The bride, a lawyer and graduate of the University of Hull in the UK is a granddaughter of late political heavyweight and onetime head of Nigeria’s security organisation Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi, Marafan Sokoto.


The bride’s mother is Shinkafi’s daughter and a sister to the former Zamfara Governor, Aliyu Shinkafi.

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