Ex-military leader Yakubu departwon’s son, Musa weds Eexegashe fiancee in grand style
The traditional wedding of Musa, the son of former military leader, Yakubu Gowon, and his Edo bride, took place on Saturday, June 11.
Musa who was in the news in March 2016 after the former military leader finally accepted him 48 years after he was born upon conclusion of a DNA test, got married to his long time fiancee, Vivienne Agbonkhese in Benin city.
Musa, who returned to Nigeria at the end of 2015, after about 23 years in a United States prison, was acknowledged by Gen. Gowon upon the report of a conclusive DNA test.
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Check out photos from the beautiful ceremony below:
Recall that in acknowledging Musa as his son in a statement issued in 2016, Gen. Gowon, then 81 nevertheless asked for privacy after a very difficult period.
He said: “Following years of doubts and speculation, a DNA test was recently conducted to ascertain the paternity of Musa Gowon, who recently returned to the country.
”The results of the tests were conclusive, and they confirm his paternity. We, the family, are working to assist in his rehabilitation following a very difficult period in his life.
”As we look forward to the future with faith in God, we request that our privacy be respected.”
Happy married life to the couple.