By Musa Sunusi Ahmad –
A 46-year-old American woman has flown to Kano state to be join in marriage with a 23-year-old Isah Sulainman.
However, Janine Sanchez who met with Isah on social media, after her arrival to Kano, were both invited by the Sharia police, Hisba concerning the planned marriage.
It was gathered that the Kano State Hisbah Board invited the American and her Kano-based lover for a meeting at their Panshekara Office.
The meeting, which was held in a closed-door, had Isah’s father Sulaiman and his brother in attendance.
Although the outcome of the meeting was not made public, the couple was sighted sitting comfortably while Hisbah officials were also seen carrying out their normal duties.
The social media lovers, it was gathered, were asked series of questions concerning their planned marriage which the duo agreed to solemnize in March.
Similarly, the father of Isah, Alhaji Sulaiman, while answering questions from newsmen at his residence in Panshekara said the family would accord his son all the necessary support he desires to ensure his smooth takeoff to the United States after the marriage is consummated.
He said he allowed for a successful wedding with the 46-year-old American.
Isah and Janine are planning on getting married in March after months of Courtship on social media.
As at the time of filing in this report, people kept calling on the government to intervene on the issue, and not to allow the marriage between the dou to see the light of the day.
They warned that should that happen, anything that happen to the boy could be seen as negligence on the part of his parents and the state government and Kumbotso local government .
Our reporter gathered that the parents are still planning on how to reach out to DSS in order to take precautionary measures should the marriage become a reality.