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Senator Yerima Advocating Child Marriage..

For some few days now, we have had some forms of protest against the recent bill that was passed into law in our Country. A bill which advocates Child-Marriage.
 
While the Chief Advocate for this law has been Senator Yerima. It is truly disturbing that young people, especially the Girl Child may be denied their childhood forever... I still cannot imagine the rationale behind giving out the hand of a CHILD as young as 9 years old out in marriage.
 
This is insane!
 
The article below was the response of Senator Yerima to why he advocated for under-age Marriage, do you think he is right, enough?

SENATOR AHMED SANI YARIMAN BAKURA REPLIES HIS ENEMIES
''Nigeria has many uncountable problems and none of them is early marriage. As a matter of fact early marriage the solution to about half of our problems. For those who wonder if I can give my daughter(s) out in marriage at the age of 9 or 13, I tell you most honestly, I can give her out at the age of 6 if I want to and its not your business. This is because I am a Muslim and I follow the example of the best of mankind, Muhammad ﺻَﻠَّﻰ ﺍﻟﻠَّﻪُ ﻋَﻠَﻴْﻪِ ﻭَﺳَﻠَّﻢَ .
In Islam, marriage is not only about sex, it is about family and helping one another in achieving their goals, which is the attainment of Paradise.
In Islam, a girl can be given out in marriage as early as 6 years old, but consummation of the marriage can only be done when the girl becomes physically mature and she gives her consent to it because unlike English law, it is not permissible for a man to rape his wife in Shari'ah Law.

So what can anybody tell me?
~ I live in a city where young girls at the age of 12 have already became serial fornicators and cannot count the number of man they've had sex with.
~ I live in a City where primary school children disvirgin themselves behind toilets on Valentine day.
~ I live in a city where young girls flood the street at night looking for men that would give them N500 to have sex with them.
~ I live in a city where parents send their daughters out overseas to prostitute and send dollars down.
~ I live in a City where Government officials pick undergraduates from University car parks with Coastal Buses to wild sex parties.
~ I live in a city where abortion is so common that even a Chemist shore owner can perform abortion with just N2,500.


These are your daughters, and this should worry you and not Yerima's private matters. So ask me again why I support early marriage and I will slap the Jinn out of your head''.
- Senator Ahmad Sani Yarima

Maybe, it is not enough for him to tell us HOW girls behave in his city. He needs to tell us WHY they behave the way they do..as this would help proferr necessary solution to the moral decadence in HIS city...and NOT compound it. Already, there are 800,000 suffering from Vesicovaginal fistula. This is epidemic and not a national pride. Let's save young people, let us save ourselves. As age of 9,10 etc aren't suitable for marriage! They are Kids, Not Brides ‪#‎ChildNotBride‬
 
Signed
Tosin Taiwo






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