Outrage as 70-year-old Alhaji marries 12 year old girl in Niger State (PHOTOS)


A Minna-based Alhaji has caused quite a stir after photos of him marrying a much younger girl in Niger State were shared on social media.

A Facebook user, with the username, Aliyu Umar, shared the photos as he took to his page to congratulate him for marrying a new wife.


He wrote,

‘Congratulation Alhaji Yakubu (nasfi- nasfi) Was successful in getting married today in LAPAI L.G in Niger State Alhamdulillah.’

The photos of the septuagenarian has since sparked outrage on social media as many are exasperated that at this age and time, people still give away child brides.

See photos below,

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