17-year-old boy marries 16-year-old girl; wedding photo drops

17-year-old boy marries 16-year-old girl; wedding photo drops

- A 17-year-old boy has tied the knot with a 16-year-old girl in Anambra state

- The boy was said to have dropped out of school to marry the girl of his dreams

- It was gathered that his parents bought a retail shop for the couple to cater to their needs

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A strange thing has happened in Anambra state after teenagers got married and started a life together.

According to reports, a 17-year-old identified as Somto Nwachukwu dropped out of school and expressed his desire to marry his 16-year-old girlfriend. After much pressure from the boy, his parents agreed to his demands.

The parents gave their blessings to the marriage and organised a traditional wedding ceremony for the couple.

17-year-old boy ties the knot with 16-year-old girl in Anambra state Photo source: Afamefuna Chidume
Source: UGC

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Somto's parents were said to have opened a retail shop for the boy and his new wife. They also allowed the newlyweds to live alone at home given to Somto by his father.

It was gathered that Somto is not the only child of his parents. He has an elder brother, who is a graduate and is said to be a staff at a hospital in Anambra.


Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh had earlier reported that a young teenage South African married couple got tongues wagging due to their tender age. The 16-year-old son of a bishop tied the knot with his 15-year-old girlfriend. The 16-year-old boy got the full support of his father who he even took it upon himself to pay the bride price.

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