Two Repentant Sex Workers Marries In Bauchi
It was gathered that the wedding took place on Monday during the flag-off of the empowerment training of 575 commercial sex workers by the State government through the Hisbah Department of the Shariah Commission in the state.
According to Punch, the wedding was witnessed by the Deputy Speaker of the Bauchi State House of Assembly, Danlami Kawule; Commissioner of Religious Affairs, Umar Kesa; top government officials; officials of the Shariah Commission and hundreds of commercial sex workers.
The Commissioner of Religious Affairs, who listened to the representative of the groom, gave the approval for the wedding after Danlami Kawule paid the dowry in the sum of N50,000 for the groom, Aliyu Usman.
The Chairman, Bauchi State Shariah Commission, Sheik Mustapha Baban – Illela, who joined the couple, said that it was done with the consent of the parents of the bride, Sadiya Ibrahim.
He said that from medical tests carried out, the couple were hale and hearty and fit to be joined together as husband and wife.
While expressing appreciation on behalf of himself and his newly wedded wife, Usman, said, “By the grace of Allah, from today, we have repented from what we were doing before and we will change for good.”
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KanyiDaily had also reported how Kano Hisbah Board arrested a pharmacist, Yahaya Zakari for allegedly taking a young woman to his house at Sabuwar Gandu.