Actress Shan George has reacted to the viral photos of a 70-year-old man that got married to a 15-year-old girl in Niger state.
Days ago, the story of a 70-year-old Alhaji who married a 15-year-old girl in Niger state caused massive outrage.
A man in Niger State, Yakubu Chanji, has tied the knot with a teenager, said to be 15-years-old.
Neighbours of the age-gap couple told DAILY NIGERIAN that Mr Chanji is in his early 70s.
A correspondent gathered that the wedding Fatiha took place on Monday in Lapai, Niger State, with family and friends in attendance.
Sharing a photo from the wedding on her Instagram page, George expressed her disgust at any religion or tradition that supports child marriage.
Read what she wrote below:
My heart cant stop bleeding since i saw this wedding pix yesterday, i Detest any Man, Woman, Religion, Govt, Tradition or Anything under the Earth that would put a child like this under this kind of Eternal Emotional, Psycological and Physical Turture in d name of Marriage. If this used to be ok during the Stone Age for whatever reason, Now is the time to stop this HORROR. Poor child, I cant deal, i’m traumatised.