Nigerian Governor's Son Shares Photo of Dad's Wives, Praises Polygamy

Nigerian Governor's Son Shares Photo of Dad's Wives, Praises Polygamy

- Mohammed El-Rufai, the son of Kaduna state governor, has celebrated his dad's wives on Twitter with a photo

- The man's description of polygamy as beautiful got mixed reactions from social media users on the bird app

- Tweeps were divided between those who love the practice and people who said not many should go into it

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai's son, Mohammed, on Friday, February 19, posted the photos of his dad's wives on Twitter.

The man praised polygamy as a beautiful way of life. In the picture, the governor posed with his wives as he stood behind them with a wide smile.

Posting the snap on the bird app, Mohammed said:

"Polygamy is beautiful. I present my mothers!'

Many people engaged the tweet, giving the post almost 4 000 likes as at the time of writing this report.

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See the post below:

While some agreed with his submission, others thought otherwise. compiled some of the reactions below:

@dokundot said:

"It remains one with a southeast/south-south attire to complete the Nigerianess and of course fulfill the sunnah."

@76937d1b967c46d said:

"Yea, very beautiful."
Gov El-rufai's son presents dad's wives, says polygamy is good
The son described his dad's wives as his mothers. Photo source: @B_ELRUFAI
Source: Twitter

@morogun1 said:

"Who tell you that polygamy is sweet can't you read their minds through their faces."

@Sekoniolalekan1 said:

"Polygamy is beautiful when you have the wherewithal and you follow the teachings of the Quran and Sunnah."

@Jefarrh said:

"It is when it's a rich person that's practicing it. Don't misguide the poor masses please!"

@abrahamocelot said:

"It's simply a matter of mathematics, ladies share the limited men that are available."

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a young South African man with the Twitter handle, @IamPakoMolema recently took to the app to share some relationship advice with his followers about love and relationships after he lost his wife because of his own mistakes.

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"On a serious note though. I missed my ex-wife deeply yesterday. I realised I'd probably keep on missing her for the rest of my life. I hope people in good relationships don't mess up as I did. It is hard to come to terms with that kind of messing up. To all who had kind words. I thank you from the bottom of my heart," he wrote in the heartbreaking and heartfelt post.

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Source: Briefly News

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