- A Nigerian television identified as Akashat Ny’mat has spoken out in support of child marriage
- According to her, child marriage should be encouraged should the kids involved start having sexual urges
- She revealed while reacting to the now viral photos of a teen couple who were engaged to be married
Earlier on, Legit.ng reported the news of how the pre-wedding photos of two teenagers who are set to get married surfaced online. Aliyu, a 17-year-old boy and his 15-year-old fiancée, Aisha, have released their pre-wedding photos ahead of their wedding coming up in the third week of April in Sokoto state.
Reacting to the story, TVC presenter, Akashat Ny’mat revealed that child marriage should be encouraged should the kids involved start having sexual urges. According to her, it is the best alternatives.
In her words: "The act is not necessarily ‘Islamic’. But when sexual urges start to come, one of the best alternatives is to allow them get married."
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She went on: "If my daughter wants to marry at a young age, I would first have the necessary conversations with her to see if it is truly what she wants and also ensure that she is fit to some extent, but I wouldn’t stop her.”
While many people kicked against it, it appears this Nigerian media personality saw nothing wrong with the youngsters getting married.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported the story of Opemipo Fajana and Opemipo Kehinde who met inside a tricycle popularly known as keke Napep. The lovebirds who are namesakes, released their stunning regal pre-wedding photos and it is absolutely adorable. Using the TV series Game of Thrones theme, the couple choose the wedding hashtag, #HouseOpemipo.
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