Nigeria has no excuse for child marriage – Banky W
Nigerian singer Banky W has said that Nigeria has no excuse for child marriage now as Saudi Arabian increased the marriage age to 18.
Banky hinted that most people hide under the guise of religion to marry children.
The singer said , If Saudi Arabian, the Kingdom, headquarter of Mecca can raise the age of marriage to 18 ,then Nigerian has no excuse.
He tweeted ;
”Some Nigerians try to hide behind religion as the reason why they should be allowed to marry children. But if Saudi Arabia – the kingdom, the headquarters i.e. Mecca, can raise the age of Marriage to 18 (because it’s the right thing to do) then Nigeria has no excuse. #Timeup”
Saudi Arabia announced the ban on Child marriage in December 2019 and announced that the age of marriage for any girl is 18.