A Child Bride Getting Married In Northern Nigeria.


This little girl has been confirmed married after fulfiling every marital obligations according to the Islamic law. 1-721069

The man is supposedly named Baba Ahmed and on Sunday Jan. 17th, he paid the bride price of the 7 year old girl beside him in Zaria, Kaduna, Northern Nigeria which happens to be predominatly Muslim.

The average age for kids to begin school in Nigeria is 6, while the legal age for Marriage is 9. Therefore, the underage girl won’t be moving to his house until she is 17, even though the little girl probably has no idea what is happening, probably thinks it’s her birthday.


However, Nigerian laws are made on the basis of religion since the country is known for its religious intolerance, despite having the fredom of religion.


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