New photo of 16-year-old girl Chinwe who was rescued from marriage to 56-year-old man
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New photo of 16-year-old girl Chinwe who was rescued from marriage to 56-year-old man

- A new photo of 16-year-old who was rescued from a child marriage has surfaced

- The teenager identified as Chinwe was married off to a 56-year-old rich man in Anambra state

- Chinwe has now been taken care of and she recently received a scholarship awarded by Anambra state governor Willie Obiano

Remember the 16-year-old girl identified as Chinwe, who was married off to a 56-year-old rich man in Anambra state? The young girl has recently been spotted looking good and healthy after she was rescued.

A campaign for her rescue from the child marriage had been put in place in February after it was discovered that she was being married off.

Chinwe and her baby were rescued from the situation and a recent photo taken proves she is well. In the photo, the young girl was seen dressed in a school uniform while sitting inside a car.

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New photo of 15-year-old girl Chinwe who was rescued from a marriage to a 56-year-old man Source: Gwamnishu Harrison
Source: Facebook

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It has been reported that Chinwe recently received a scholarship awarded by Anambra state governor, Willie Obiano. The governor announced a scholarship grant for former child bride on Wednesday, December 18.

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Anambra state governor Willie Obiano awards scholarship to Chinwe Source: Gwamnishu Harrison
Source: Facebook

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Facebook user Gwamnishu Harrison also reported that Chinwe has also been trained and empowered in tailoring. She was also assisted back to school within the space of eight months by Anambra state government.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that a young teenage South African married couple got tongues wagging due to their tender age. The 16-year-old son of a bishop tied the knot with his 15-year-old girlfriend. The 16-year-old boy got the full support of his father who he even took it upon himself to pay the bride price.

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