A 14-year-old beautiful and light skin girl identified as Raminatu has been married off to a 42-year-old Alhaji Faruk in an Islamic traditional marriage in Kumasi
According to reports by Instagram blogger crabbimedia, Alhaji Faruk, 42, had been the sole provider to the Raminatu’s family and appears she was married off due to a previous agreement between him and the teenager’s family.
Photos from the Islamic traditional marriage (awure) have emerged online. Below are some of the photos.
The ceremony took place in Kumasi in the Ashanti Region as photos have emerged online.
However, child marriage in Ghana is prohibited under the 1992 constitution, Raminatu is only 14 years, she is not 18 years yet but this won’t be the first time this has happened in Ghana because it is gradually becoming normal in Muslim communities.
Below are the pictures