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89-year-old Islamic scholar remarries 68 years after first wife

11 July 2016, 08:18

Lagos - Prominent Islamic scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi has taken a new wife 68 years after marrying his first wife when he married the daughter of late Senegalese Islamic scholar Sheikh Ibrahim Niasse, Naij reports.

Also read: Marry more than one wife or go to jail, Eritrean men told

Sheikh Bauchi is also the deputy chairman Fatwa Committee of the Supreme Council of Islamic Affairs.

Bauchi married his first wife in 1948 and has 61 children, many grandchildren and great grandchildren

For more on this story, visit Naij.

- News24 Nigeria


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