According to BBC’s Isa Sanusi, the women have registered their desire to be married at a mass ceremony in Nigeria’s northern city of Kano, according to religious officials.
The Hizba board, the main Islamic authority in the predominantly Muslim state, arranges the ceremony in a bid to reduce the number of single women.
It introduces the women to possible husbands and leaves them to make the final decision. .
No date has been set for the mass wedding..