This is not something to celebrate – Reactions as the wedding of an elderly grandfather & a young girl in Northern Nigeria angers Nigerians

A wedding between an elderly grandfather and a prepubescent girl in Northern Nigeria has has become the topic of discussion on the streets of social media.

A photo of the couple’s wedding calendar was shared on Twitter after their marriage ceremony which held on Friday, Jan 22.

Though the bride’s age is not known, she looks like quite young while her groom is old and grey.

Nigerians questioned why such practices still prevail and is even celebrated.


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