Emir Of Kano Wants Child Marriage Stopped, Says Men Have No Right To Assault Women
[img]https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-1k8ITCmGyPA/V0WASufSK3I/AAAAAAACe4Y/A5BG6oxWa_00pAzRpJvXhT51UP-BvMVUgCLcB/s400/emir-of-kano.jpg" width="400">The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II, yesterday voiced his opposition against child marriage saying it’s time to peg marriage age in the Nigeria.
Addressing a conference of Northern Muslims Religious Leaders Forum on Primary Health care in Kano, the former Central Bank Governor explained that the reproductive health challenges associated with such practice is enough to discourage the age long tradition.
Sanusi II Sanusi II said that Nigeria Muslims are ardent followers of Maliki school of thought like Morocco, Malaysia and Egypt, stressing that these brotherly countries had since pegged marriage age.
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