Hisbah department of the Bauchi State Shariah Commission in Bauchi weds two repentant commercial s£x workers in the State.
The couple identified as Aliyu Usman and Sadiya Ibrahim, were on Monday, joined together as husband and wife at a wedding ceremony held in a brothel at Bayangari area of Bauchi metropolis.
The area is noted to be a red district area of the State capital, during the flag-off of the empowerment training of 575 commercial s£x workers by the State government, through the Hisbah department.
The event, which had in attendance dignitaries, including the Deputy Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly, Honourable Danlami Kawule; Commissioner for Religious Affairs, Umar Kesa, was also witnessed by top State government officials and officials of the Shariah Commission and many other commercial sex workers.
After listening to the representative of the groom, Kesa gave approval for the joining of the couple hitherto involved in commercial sex activities, while Kawule paid the N50,000 dowry on behalf of the groom, Aliyu Usman.
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