The Hisba board in Kano State has revealed that no fewer than 4,395 prospective couples have been registered for the mass wedding programme of the State.
The Director-General of the board, Dr. Abba Sufi disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Saturday.
Sufi said of the number, 3,117 couples were registered by Hisba offices in 41 local government areas of the state, while the remaining 1,278 couples were registered at the state headquarters of the board in Kano.
He also said the board would write a comprehensive report to the government for necessary action, after the remaining 3 local governments submit their reports.
He also said the government was committed to ensuring the programme is successful.
“The government is committed to the programme hence its decision to continue with the programme.
“The registration is still open to all interested persons as the exercise is still ongoing,” Sufi said.