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Checkout reaction as elderly grandfather weds young girl in northern part of Nigeria

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A wedding between an elderly grandfather and a prepubescent girl in Northern Nigeria has angered Nigerians.

 

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

 

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

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

 

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Others pointed out that the wedding is nothing short of child abuse.

 

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