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Senator Yerima Defends Child Marraige (VIDEO)
« on: Jul 25, 2013, 02:55 AM »
Controversial Nigerian Senator and former governor of Zamfara State, Senator Ahmad Yerima, has defended his marriage to a 13 year old Egyptian girl.

Sani Ahmed Yerima, 49, is said to have paid $100,000 as dowry for the 13-year-old girl.

But he has defended his decision as the prospect for facing prosecution looms, saying he followed the teaching of the prophet Mohammed.

Telling Arabic news channel that if Prophet Mohammed (SAW) could marry Aisha at age 9 there was nothing wrong in marrying his wife at age 13.

Watch the video below:

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