Lamido Sanusi, Kano's 'progressive fraud', takes aim at child marriage in Nigeria | Emmanuel Akinwotu

Published: 25/08/2017
Lamido Sanusi, Kano's 'progressive fraud', takes aim at child marriage in Nigeria | Emmanuel Akinwotu
Source: WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM

His daughters tease that he is a mild reformer, but the chief of Nigeria’s Kano emirate hopes to end child marriage in the country’s deeply conservative north Lamido Sanusi II, Nigeria’s second highest Islamic authority, is on a mission to end child marriage. As the emir of Kano in northern Nigeria, one of 13 states where there is no minimum age for marriage, he is well placed to understand the is

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