A 27-year-old Nigerian, Suleiman Isa, has married his 46-year-old American Instagram lover, Jennie Sanchez, in Kano State over the weekend.
Newsmen reports that hundreds of friends, well-wishers and family members of the groom attended the wedding prayer at the Panshekara Jummu’at Mosque in Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State.
Isa, a barber shop operator, paid N50,000 dowry to the bride in accordance with Islamic rites to formalise the marriage contract.
The groom said he was happy to witness his wedding to Sanchez, whom he loves deeply.
He recounted that he met Sanchez on Instagram about a year ago and they soon became friends, adding that he did not see age or race as a barrier to their union.
Sanchez said she felt relieved to be united in matrimony with her Nigerian lover.
The bride said she was elated about the wedding after it was delayed because of the restrictions on movement of persons occasioned by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global lockdown.
Sanchez a divorcee with two kids and resident of Lindon in California during her first visit in January said that she would return to America with her new husband after the wedding.