A 17-year-old boy identified as Somto has reportedly tied the knot with his 16-year-old fiancee in accordance to Nnewi’s customs and traditions.
Reports revealed that Somto hails from the Nwachukwu family in Okofia Village in Otolo Nnewi.
Somto who was the last child of his parents was said to have dropped out of school last month, insisting that he wants to get married.
After mounting serious pressure on his family, the family had no choice but to accept his request and sponsor the marriage.
According to reports, Somto has an elder brother, who is said to be a graduate and is currently working in a Hospital within Anambra State.
The parents were said to have opened a retail shop for the couple after the traditional marriage as a means of livelihood for them.
The name of the bride and her place of origin remains undisclosed.
News Reporter, OduNews.com