A Nigerian woman who was married to her husband, recently got a divorce so she could get married to her daughter’s suitor in Kano.
This incident happened in Rano local government, Kano. According to her, she decided to marry her daughter’s suitor after he got rejected by her daughter.
She stated that Islam does not forbid it, and she was glad to have followed her heart.
In an interview with freedom radio, she stated that she was healthy and happy with her new husband. She explained that she did not want her or her daughter to lose this suitor, so she contacted his family and arranged a wedding since she is as beautiful as her daughter.
In her words:
“I didn’t do it with ignorance. I contacted clerics and they said it is not prohibited. When I contacted him, he agreed, but my parents and relatives refused to do the marriage rites. That’s was why I decided to go to Hisbah and we are happily married now.”
Her uncle identified as Abdulliahi Musa Rano also did an interview and was asked about how he felt about the marriage.
He stated that he was against it, including her family as well, because she deliberately dissolved her first marriage in other to marry her daughter’s suitor.
In his words:
“She mounted pressure on her husband to divorce her just to marry the man. We can’t do this shameful thing in our family which was why we refused to join them in marriage. We are not happy with what Hisbah did and we are reporting to bring out our daughter. We want the general commandant and the state government to look into the matter.”