The town of Tofa in Kano, was visited by many of the Northern Elite and their friends, when one of the gorgeous Daughters of Alhaji Bashir Tofa, the former Presidential candidate of the National Republican Party, who contested against the now late Aare M.K.O Abiola of the Social Democratic Party during the botched 2003 election as conducted by the regime of General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida.
|RET. GEN. ALIYU GUSAU-FORMER N.S.A|
The top politian and businessman gave out his daughter-Hadiza Tofa in marriage to the son-Mahadi of the former National Security Adviser and later Presidential Candidate-General Aliyu Gusau, who had wanted to run on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, the wedding Fatiha was held amidst very tight security, you all will recall, that Alh. Tofa was the losing candidate at the election that was adjudged as the freest and most fair election in the annal of the nation, and it pitched a very good friend of the sitting President-Alh Abiola against Alh. Tofa and when it was obvious that Chief. Abiola had swept the poll by a large margin, the election was suddenly annulled.
|GENERAL IBRAHIM B BABANGIDA|