A Child Bride forced into marriage killed her new husband and his friends by lacing their food with Rat Poison.
Wasila Aymara 14, poisoned the men because she was forced to marry a man she did not love. They wed last week in a village !00 km north of the city of Kano in Nigeria.
The 35 year old groom had invited a dozen friends to celebrate.
Child marriage is common in Nigeria,; especially in the MUSLIM north. You may remember the Muslim North in the sixties ? was a place called Biafra, which had broken away from Nigeria,
but soon became plagued with starvation; but the charitable good Christian countries around the world rallied to their plight and saved their population from annihilation.
I was in Lagos in the late fifties, I remember school children singing "Carter bridge is falling down;" the wooden bridge across the river is now replaced by one of steel and concrete.. Also the new Railway Station with a dozen platforms was serviced with a single line in and out, At least the people were visionary, although most of the finance of the country is raised trough Scamming in order to buy Armaments in order to kill each other in an ongoing political war.
"Think it more satisfactory to live richly than to die rich"
Vest ,,, Back soon.