The people of Nnewi in Anambra state have witnessed the nuptial ceremony of a 17-year-old boy identified as Somto and his 16-year-old fiancée, according to Nnewi customs and tradition.
The ceremony reportedly happened over the weekend and it saw a huge crowd in attendance.
Somto is said to be from the Nwachukwu family in Okofia Village in Otolo Nnewi.The young boy who according to sources, is the last child of his parents, was said to have dropped out of school in October, insisting that he wants to get married.Somto’s family after receiving serious pressure fom him finally decided to accept his request, and also sponsored the traditional marriage in which the public was invited.
According to reports, he is not the only son of his parent, since he has an elder brother, who is a graduate and is currently working in a Hospital within Anambra State.
Reports also have it that after the traditional marriage, the parents of Somto opened a retail shop for the couple to manage and possibly take care of themselves.As at the time of filing this report, the name of the bride and her place of origin is yet to be ascertained