Fact-check: Report about 14-year-old girl married off to 42-year-old man not true - Real lady speaks

Fact-check: Report about 14-year-old girl married off to 42-year-old man not true - Real lady speaks

Hajara, a young lady who was wrongly identified as Raminatu has debunked reports making the rounds that she is the 14-year-old girl who was married off to a 42-year-old man in an Islamic traditional marriage.

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The young lady also refuted reports that her husband's name is Alhaji Faruk, adding that her husband is not 42 years old.

In a message to YEN.com.gh, Hajara disclosed that her husband is schooling in a university in Jordan.

Fact-check: Report about 14-year-old girl married off to 42-year-old man - Real lady boldly speaks
Fact-check: Report about 14-year-old girl married off to 42-year-old man not true - Real lady boldly speaks. Image: crabbimedia
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Read her full message below.

''I am the lady you posted today with a false identity. I'm not Raminatu, I'm called Hajara. I completed Islamic Senior High School 2019 and a student at the University of Education, Winneba.

''I got married last two month and I'm over 20 years old. My husband is not called Alhaji Faruk. My husband is not 42. He is young, handsome and responsible. He is also schooling at Wise University in Jordan.''

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