Nigeria: 1,111 Couples Get Married in Mass Wedding

Nigeria: 1,111 Couples Get Married in Mass Wedding
Mon 23-12-2013

Authorities in Nigeria are trying combat the growing number of divorces and births out of wedlock.

More than 1,000 couples got married at a mass wedding ceremony held at the main mosque of Kano city.

The 1,111 women taking part in the event, the 4th of its kind since May 2012, were previously divorced or widowed and many of the men had also been married before.