CHILD ABUSE: NEW SULTAN REJECTS PROPOSED 14- YEAR-OLD WIFE, SAYS SHE’S A MINOR
The new Sultan of Bamoun in Cameroon, HRH Nabil Mbombo Njoya, has declined offer of a 14-year-old virgin in marriage as tradition demands.
According to tradition, the wife of a new Sultan must come from the Njim Monchouh family to terminate traditional rites known as “Lah-Kam”
Sultan Njoya refused the 14-year-old girl offered by the family because she is a minor and opted to marry his long time girlfriend instead.
He has however promised to sponsor the 14 year-old from secondary school right up to University.
📷: Twitter/ Ekwulu