Popular Nigerian singer, Banky W has spoken badly about child marriage and wants Nigeria to abolish it.
Taking to his Twitter handle on Friday evening, he said Some Nigerians try to hide behind religion as the reason why they should be allowed to marry children.
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The self-proclaimed ‘Mr Capable’ added that Saudi Arabia – the kingdom, the headquarters that is Mecca, raised the age of Marriage to 18.
He stated further that Nigeria has no excuse if Saudi Arabia could have raised marriage age to eighteen.
He wore: “Some Nigerians try to hide behind religion as the reason why they should be allowed to marry children. But if Saudi Arabia – the kingdom, the headquarters i.e. Mecca, can raise the age of Marriage to 18 (because it’s the right thing to do) then Nigeria has no excuse. #Timeup”
Unknown to many of his fans, singer and actor, Bankole Wellington, aka Banky W, preaches in the church he attends, The Waterbrook, Victoria Island, Lagos.