Kano state government over the weekend joined more than one thousand, five hundred couple in the holy matrimony at a mass wedding.
The weddings was held in four Juma’at Mosques in Kano metropolis and at the headquarters of the 44 local government areas of the state.
Medical tests were conducted on the prospective couples in the sponsored mass wedding to ascertain their genuine health status.
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje urged the couples to live in peace with one another for the union to last long.
Sheikh Aminu Daurawa, a renowned Islamic Scholar in Kano and Commander-General of the State Hisbah board, reminded the couples of the need to imbibe the fear of Allah in dealing with their marriage partners.
He said that they would be made to account for what they did in the hereafter.
“The mass wedding was consummated on the high expectation and commitment that it will last for eternity.’’
He said that Islam forbids beating or abusing marriage partner on the premise that the conjugal union was consummated to instil happiness, love and mutual trust in the minds of each other.
Also speaking, Shiekh Nasir Adam, the Chief Imam of Shiekh Ahamadu Tijjani Jumuat Mosque, called on the couples to imbibe the spirit of fairness as ordained by Islam.
“In Islam nothing is ambiguous on how a husband and wife should live together devoid of unnecessary vendetta,” he said.