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An 8-yr-old girl has been allegedly married off to a 28-yr-old man, over three times her age in the Northern part of Nigeria.

The 8-yr-old girl on her wedding day play

The 8-yr-old girl on her wedding day

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The man who has been identified as Baba Ahmed reportedly paid dowry for his child bride on Sunday, January 17 in the Zaria area of Kaduna state, according to blogger Linda Ikeji.

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It was also gathered that though the wedding ceremony has taken place, the  little girl won't live with her alleged husband till she reaches the age of 17.

The child bride and her alleged husband play

The child bride and her alleged husband

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See photos from the wedding above.

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