By Bola Kougbe
At least 130 persons have registered to participate in a mass wedding organized by the Jigawa State Governent.
Nasiru Yusif, information officer of Gwaram Local Government Area of the state, Friday, said that the event comprising eighty men and 50 women is aimed at curbing social vices among the people.
The State government had earlier in the year set up a 19-member committee to organize mass weddings for widows and divorcees in the state.
The committee, headed by the Secretary to the State Government, Abdulkadir Fanini in partnership with the District Head of the Local Council, Ilu Shuwarin, pledged support towards the success of the event.