Shan George who stated that child marriage subjects the child to ‘eternal emotional, psychological and physical torture’, added that the stone age practice should be stopped. The veteran actress wrote;
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.
This is coming after we reported that the man identified as Yakubu Chanji, tied the knot with the teenager at a wedding that took place on Monday in Lapai, Niger State, with family and friends in attendance.
Mr Chanji, also known as Nafsi-Nafsi in Minna city, earned the sobriquet “Chanji” for his frequent divorces and replacement of wives.
“He is a philanthropist in Kwangila area of Minna. He has contributed immensely to the community, especially the building of the State, with family and friends in attendance.