Marrying more than one wife is prevalent in Nigeria as some people believe that there is nothing wrong in polygamy in as much as they have the financial wherewithal to cater for the wives.
On this note, Legit.ng brings you the Nigerian states where men from age 15 to 49 have at least two wives.
1. Kebbi: 27.3%
Kebbi state has the highest number of men with more than two wives. The figure stands at 27.3 per cent.
2. Katsina: 26.3%
Katsina is trailing Kebbi and the figure of men with more than two wives in this state is 26.3 per cent.
3. Kaduna: 26.2%
Kaduna is number three with 26.2 per cent.
Continue from number 4 in the list shared by StatiSense below:
Below are the figures according to geopolitical zones:
Nigerians took to the comment section of the aforementioned post on Twitter to share their thoughts on the figures.
A tweep with the handle @Kuam_skylark wrote:
"That's why the north is flourishing, all children are in school enjoying good education."
Another Twitter user with the handle @AbdulganiyuMuk1 commented:
"We might not enjoy that much but take or leave it we decide who rules the country. All thanks to democracy we got the numbers."
"From this stat, you will clearly see where the problem of this country is coming from. Poor people marrying more than one and laying so many uncatered children. Banditry won't end in Nigeria then."
Below are other reactions:
In similar news, a Tanzanian health doctor by the name Jj Mwaka has narrated his story on how he ended up marrying three wives.
The polygamous man is able to enjoy the warmth of three women and has never been happier in his life.
The doctor said the only thing that led him to marry more than one wife is just greed, which many men are led by.
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