Nightwatchng.com has obtained a video of a young couple traditionally getting married amid family, friends, and well-wishers in the Eastern part of Nigeria.
It is stated in the reported that the groom who is 14yrs of age had carnal knowledge of his 15yrs old girlfriend which resulted in pregnancy.
Unwanted pregnancy is considered a taboo in the Eastern part of the Marriage, hence the Traditional Marriage alliance had to take place in their home town.
The Exclusive video disclosed vivid traditional scenes of The young lady serving palm wine in a wooden cup to her 14yrs old husband, a ritual that signifies Marriage in the state.
On asking the bride if she was under any pressure to get Married;
“No, I wasn’t under any pressure, I love him and he loves me too”
How did her parents receive the news of her pregnancy;
“I was scared at first, but I had to open up when My Mother started noticing signs, I had to tell her the truth”
The young groom who seemed to be reluctant, when asked if he was under any pressure to get Married.
“No, I was under no pressure”
Watch Video Below…
The Video ended with family and friends wishing him “Happy Married Life” and “farewell”, Marriage alliance under 18 are considered Illegal, we are yet to ascertain if legal actions will be taken by the government to dissolve the alliance.