Skip to comments.Nigerian senator who married a 13-year-old is "following the teachings of the Prophet."
Posted on 05/18/2010 6:35:39 AM PDT by markomalley
Despite protests from human rights groups, Sani Ahmed Yerima, a 49-year-old senator in the Nigerian government, has just married a 13-year-old girl. This will be his fourth wife, and he bought her for er paid her Egyptian parents a dowry of $100,000.
Of course, Senator Yerima doesn't much care what the critics say. He has Islam on his side:
"The Prophet Mohammed married at the age of nine, therefore any Muslim who marries a girl of nine years and above, is following the teachings of the Prophet," Yerima told Al Jazeera .
[I]n Nigerias predominantly Muslim north, weddings of underage people do not often cause controversy as many northern states have refused to recognize the law making marriage for people under 18 illegal.
They say that ban is against the teachings of Islam.
On that point, they appear to be right.
A Cancer on Humanity
All cultures are equal. NOT!
I think th way to cure this cancer is heavy doses of radiation. What about you?
A moslem father in California traded his 16 year old daughter for a Sacramento gas station. - a forced wedding -but she ran away from the tycoon groom in LA, finally took them to court and won a big sum. She is fighter and all-American as apple pie. I know her from when she was a baby.
There is a lack of regulation and supervision of this kind of stuff by social agencies. It happens all the time in US but the moslem community keeps it quiet unless an outsider gets wind of it through the girls.
Yeah, but she looked a lot older than 13, honest!
“Catholic priests molested children, therefore anyone who molests children is following the law of God”.
Liar and religiously ignorant. Aisha was SIX when Mo married her. But, bless his soul, he waited until she was nine before he consummated the marriage.
Following the teachings of the false prophet would be more accurate.
You must have heard the old Cheech&Chong bit from, IIRC, their album “Los Cochinos.”
“Hello sports fans! Red Blazer here with our team’s coach, Amgwanna Kikbuti.”
“Tell me, coach, what are you doing to get your team ready for tonight’s big game?”
“...and I’m Red Blazer!”
“Coach, let’s talk about your record.”
“Why d’you wanna bring that up? I done my time. I paid my debt to society. How could I know she was only thoiteen?”
“Coach, I mean your team’s record.”
“She looked fifteen, anyways.”
I agree with you 100%, and let's start as soon as possible.
Jerry Lee Lewis was a Muzzie? Who knew?
The Whole, “Mo Made Me Do It!” defense.
mohammed (piss be upon him) was a child raper. How could his followers be any better than their teacher?
All moslems are terrorists and perverts. They have to be to fulfill the requirements of the koran
That may not be true either.
Remember that the muslims follow a lunar year which is only a rough approximation of a real year. She may have been 5 and 8 when Mo had his way with her.
And while Muhammad waited until she was 8/9 to ‘consummate’ the marriage he did ‘thigh’ her before that. -Thighing is exactly what you imagine...
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