Ahmed Yerima Sani

Yerima Explains Why He Could Not Be Prosecuted For Marrying 13 Old Egyptian Girl



Ahmed Sani Yerima and 13 year old Egyptian wife

Many organizations condemned the marriage

Ahmad Sani Yarima, the 51 year old senator who was notorious for marrying 13 year old daughter of his Egyptian driver has said that efforts to prosecute him failed because a section in the Nigerian Constitution protected him.
He said a certain section in the 1999 constitution that bars the Federal Government, the president and legislators from regulating or making legislations on Islamic or Customary marriage shielded him from prosecution.