The marriage is slated for Friday, 15th January, 2021 and will take place in Kebbi State.
The bride is a lawyer and granddaughter of late politician, Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi, the Marafan Sokoto.
Bankole has been single after he divorced his former wife and he has got many wondering about his marital affair.
The wedding will boost Bankole’s status in the political arena and erase many speculations about his marital affair and status.
The bride’s mother is the daughter of Shinkafi and a sister to the former Zamfara State Governor, Aliyu Shinkafi.
The two families had held the introduction ceremony, where the groom’s family was led by the current Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, who was also Bankole’s successor as Speaker of the House of Representatives, to the home of bride’s family to propose to her.
The ceremony on Friday will witness politicians on parade as two heavyweight politicians from two different parties will be involved in the Nikkah ceremony.
It’s gathered that the ceremony will be a low-key in compliance with COVID-19 protocols.