• Reps investigate alleged forced marriage of 14-year-old girl to Katsina Emir

    Reps investigate alleged forced marriage of 14-year-old girl to Katsina Emir

    According to reports, the House of Representatives on Tuesday resolved to investigate the reported abduction and forceful marriage of a 14-year-old girl, Habiba Isa.

    The marriage, which received the support of the Katsina State Emirate Council, has come under criticism in the past week.

    She was said to have been first abducted and converted from Christianity to Islam before the forced marriage took place.

    The teenager was married to an aide in the Emir’s palace.

    After adopting a motion by Mr. Nnana Igbokwe on […]