Pulse Nigeria Poll Readers think Emir of Kano's marriage to 18-yr-old wife isn't right...here's why

Readers were asked what they felt about Emir Sanusi's wedding to his teenage bride

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18-yr-old Sa’adatu Barkindo-Musdafa , a recent secondary school leaver, became the emir of Kano's fourth wife play

18-yr-old Sa’adatu Barkindo-Musdafa, a recent secondary school leaver, became the emir of Kano's fourth wife

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The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, married 18-yr-old Sa’adatu Barkindo-Musdafa - daughter of the Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo-Musdafa on Friday, September 25 in Yola.

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, married 18-yr-old Sa’adatu Barkindo-Musdafa - daughter of the Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo-Musdafa play

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, married 18-yr-old Sa’adatu Barkindo-Musdafa - daughter of the Lamido of Adamawa, Muhammadu Barkindo-Musdafa

(Maigaskiya Photography)

 

News of the royal nuptial has been received with mixed feelings by Nigerians which prompted us to conduct a poll concerning the recent controversy.

READ: Check out official wedding photo of Emir of Kano's 18-yr-old wife

Readers were asked what they thought about Emir Sanusi's wedding to his teenage bride, and the votes were really close to each other.

Emir of Kano and family play

Emir of Kano and family

 

Results from the poll revealed that 31.0% of Pulse readers think the marriage isn't right because she's young, 19.4% readers think her should have married someone older, while 23.2% think Emir Sanusi did well going by Islamic laws, and 26.4% readers think it's better than 18-yr-olds prostituting.

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