17-year-old boy, 15-year-old fiancee wed in Nigeria

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A 17-year-old boy identified as Aliyu and his 15-year-old fiancée, Aisha, have released their prewedding pictures ahead of their wedding, on Sunday, in Sokoto.

According to inside reports, Aliyu is following his family tradition of marrying early. .

It’s gathered that male children of his family marry at the age of 17, while the female ones marry at 15. .

However, in extreme cases, they marry at the age of 19. The tradition was allegedly embraced to prevent them from fornicating and also to allow them see their grandchildren.

 

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