Sadiya Farouq in New York as wild rumour of wedding to Buhari booms

Sadiya Umar Farouq, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, is in New York promoting a UN campaign against poverty as a wild rumour of a wedding to President Muhammadu Buhari ripples.

In a tweet, the minister, supposedly getting married to Buhari on Friday, canvassed for active participation of citizens in ending poverty.

“On October 17, join us as we #WalkOutPoverty. The International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is commemorated to encourage active participation by all to respect the rights & dignity of people living in poverty.#WalkOutPoverty#EndPoverty#Children @ossap_sdgs,” the tweet read.