“She’s the one I want” – Kano man in his sixties says as he weds 11yearold girl (Video)
A Nigerian man said to be in his sixties has gotten to a young girl in Kano State, aso Naija reports.
Tape video from the wedding ceremony recently found its way to the internet and sparked anger from Nigerians on social media.
Video: Alhaji marries 11-year-old girl in Kano, says they love each other and she’s his choice. pic.twitter.com/Z5uCra5dnR
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However, Speaking on his choice to marry the young girl, the kano man described her as his choice and said they are in love with each other.
“She’s my choice, we love each other”, he said.
Subsequently, the post garnered so many reactions. Read some below 👇⬇️
Reacting to the video, a Twitter user @Monnyx4 wrote,
“70% of northern muslims men are paedophile? These is what they enjoy doing, the girls parent should be arrested what sort of nonsense is these ehnn? I don’t know the joy they derived in getting married to a child. Thank God am not a Northern Religion of immorality and vengeance”.
70% of northern muslims men are paedophile? These is what they enjoy doing, the girls parent should be arrested what sort of nonsense is these ehnn?
I don't know the joy they derived in getting married to a child. Thank God am not a Northern Religion of immorality and vengeance
— Monnyx spare parts dealer (@Monnyx4) March 16, 2023
And, Another Twitter use @Ojbanji wrote, “So the little girl has no parent abi if the Alhaji choose to be oloriburuku what about the parent that gives birth to that little Gurl 🤔🤔🤔🤔… Shey madness they worry them ni abi they’re blind… Where exactly are we heading in this country nitori olohun 🤦🏾♂️”.
However, amid the backlash, a Twitter user, @Yaaboy6, supported the elderly man, saying,
“In the north we don’t fornicate like you do. In the north we don’t womanize like you do. We we don’t rape underage like you do. Bcos our women don’t use to dress seductively. Our mothers were married at 14 to 15 but they enjoyed it the most bcos we become friends to them”.
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