Edo State Governor, Adam Oshiomhole has married his Cape Verdean Iara Forte, five years after he lost his wife, Clara.
The wedding was solemnised Friday at the marriage registry of Auchi Etsako West Local government Council of Edo state.
A reception ceremony was later held at the governor’s Iyamho country home.
Iara Forte, a Cape Verde national, and former air hostess at Emirate Airlines, is in her early thirties, aides of the governor say.
Among guests at the event were President-elect Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President-elect, Yemi Osibajo, Senator Bukola Saraki, and Director General of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum, Asishana Okauru.
Mr. Oshiomhole lost his wife, Clara, to cancer in 2010 at age 54, and had remained single ever since.