Actress, Shan George shows displeasure with child marriages
What do you think of child marriages? Veteran actress, Shan George has reacted to the marriage between a 70-year-old man and a 15-year-old girl in Niger State.
While stating that she detest any religion or tradition that supports child marriage, Shan George added that child marriage subjects the child to ‘eternal emotional, psychological and physical torture’. She also added that such practices should be stopped.
On social media, she 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 several news outlets 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.