Kano man accused of marrying minor Breaks Silence, Reveals Age of his wife

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My wife is 21 – Kano man accused of marrying minor speaks

 

Aminu Danmaliki, a 60-year-old man who is alleged to have married an 11-year-old girl in Kano State, claims that his wife is 21 years old.

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After photos of the couple’s wedding went viral on social media, Nigerians condemned the man.

 

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My wife is 21 – Kano man accused of marrying minor speaks

 

Many had criticised him, stating that young women should be protected rather than wed to old men.

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In a post on his Facebook page on Wednesday, Danmaliki responded by stating that they both love each other and that she did not feel compelled to marry him.

 

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“My recent marriage to Sakina has generated a great deal of tension and unsubstantiated claims that I married a minor. Some have speculated that she is 11 years old and was forced to marry me. That is false.

 

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“The wedding video went viral. Although we chose to remain silent, we were advised to reveal the truth. Here it is: My beloved wife is 21 years old. She chose me as her husband, and I reciprocated her affection.

 

He wrote, “I hope the blackmailers and sceptics will see the truth in this photograph and leave us alone to enjoy our honeymoon.”

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My wife is 21 – Kano man accused of marrying minor speaks

 

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