Somto, a 17-year-old boy, and his 16-year-old lover, have been traditionally joined together as man and wife in Nnewi, Anambra state.
Somto who is the last child of the Nwachuckwu family in Okofia Village in Otolo Nnewi. Somto, was said to have dropped out of school last month, insisting that he wants to get married.
He mounted a hell of pressure on his family who finally decided to accept his request, and also sponsored the traditional marriage in which the public was invited.
Somto is not the only son of his parent, since he has an elder brother, who is said to be a graduate and is currently working in a Hospital within Anambra State.
The parents however, are not one to leave the young couple at the mercy of hunger.A retail shop was opened for the couple to manage after the traditional marriage.