A 95-year-old man identified as Alhaji Muhammad Sabo reportedly wedded a minor said to be 14-years-old in Abuja community.
The wedding fatiha was held on May 5, 2023, at Dogon Ruwa under Gawu in Abaji Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
People earlier expressed scepticism over the news when one Ibraheem Sa’eedu, posted photos of the couple and the wedding invite but he assured them that it was for real.
“Hard to believe to some, let me assure you that it’s real. Happy marriage in advance. The code is 05/05/23. Venue DOGON RUWA under Gawu, abaji Area council, F.C.T,” he wrote.
In a Facebook post on Saturday, May 6, he shared photos from the wedding and wrote; “Finally the did has been done. I have witnessed ooo. Happy marriage life..tsoho.”
According to one, Hussaini Duma Jagaba, the groom said he and his new bride love each other.
“As I witnessed this wedding I pray may God save the marriage. 14 year and 95 years. For the interview we made with the old man yesterday after the wedding fatiha, he said whatever people said he don’t care about that because they love each other some people may think they force her or she married him because of money, people should stop thinking negative about there marriage,” he wrote.