Somto, a 17-year-old boy and his 16-year-old fiancée, has tied the knot traditionally according to Nnewi customs and tradition, over the weekend.
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According to report, Somto Nwachukwu dropped out of school and expressed his desire to marry his girlfriend. After much pressure from the boy, his parents agreed to his demands.
Reports have it that after the traditional marriage, his parents opened a retail shop for the couple to manage and possibly take care of themselves.
It was gathered that Somto is not the only child of his parents. He has an elder brother, who is a graduate and said to be staff at a hospital in Anambra.