Ademiluyi Adelegan leads the pack of Nigerian celebs in a heated discussion x-raying: “if an 18-year-old girl is mature enough to get married.
Marriageable age is the minimum age at which a person is allowed by law to marry, either as a right or subject to parental, judicial, or other forms of approval.
Age and other prerequisites to marriage vary from country to country and culture to culture.
NIGERIAN CELEB HEATED DEBATED MARRIAGE AT 18 FOR GIRLS
Research reveals that some societies allow marriage at a younger age with parental, cultural or judicial approval.
Also, some also allow younger people to marry if the female is pregnant.
However, in some areas, the marriageable age for girls than for boys, on the premise that girls mature at an earlier age than boys.
But the law has been argued to be discriminatory so that in many countries the marriageable age of girls has been raised to equal that of boys.
That age is most commonly 18, but there are variations, some higher and some lower.