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Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Nobody: 6:03pm On Sep 05, 2020
Married at 13, mother of 8 at 27: How Enugu teenager finally escaped a life of hell

27 year old Chiamaka Okechi hails from Ezeama Mgbagbuowa in Ezeagu Local Government Area, about 45 kilometers from Enugu State. She got married to her husband, Mr. Obinwanne Chiafo when she was 14-years old. She has eight children. On Saturday, August 21, Chiamaka sustained an injury on her head when her husband mercilessly broke her head with an iron rod. This scenario got to the point where Chiamaka almost lost her life due to the violence unleashed on her. Narrating her story, Chiamaka lamented that she has been suffering this torture since she got married to her husband.

Her 13-year-old marriage has been tales of woes as she has endured several forms of violence and abuses from her spouse. The victim currently lives in a mud house without any significant source of livelihood apart from her little subsistence farming within her immediate environment.

She had endured years of torture, physical and emotional abuses from the husband, Mr. Obinwanne Chiafo, who hails from the same village as her. Chiamaka revealed that she has been inflicted with torture from her estranged husband when she visited the Women Aid Collective, WACOL, August 24, to report the incident.

She narrated how the father of her children severely battered her, forcefully ejecting her from their matrimonial home five years ago, including taking custody of her six children. She has not been allowed access to these children.

She further noted that the perpetrator has married two different women after he forcefully evicted her, but she never objected. Notwithstanding, he still came around her parents’ house to regularly assault her.

The victim further revealed that her estranged husband returned in 2019 to ask for forgiveness, which she accepted, but unfortunately, he got her pregnant for the 8th child and he abandoned her again. Narrating her ordeal, Chiamaka, lamented, “I entered into an early forced marriage at the age of 13 and started giving birth early with the result that I dropped out of school and eventually could not complete my education. “On that fateful day, Obinwanne came to our house and unleashed terror on me.

He violently kicked down the door, dragged me on the floor and attacked me. “He pounced on me kicking, and started punching me very hard all over my body, including several heavy blows that landed on my chest. I screamed as a result of the excruciating pain, but he kept on and brought an iron rod which he used to hit my head causing me severe head injury.

It was at that point that he ran away. “I bled profusely as a result of the injury sustained yet Obinwanne recklessly abandoned me in that pitiable condition and left.

He also threatened to return and kill me. “I went to Police station at Aguobu Owa, Ezeagu LGA, the next town to report the incident and unfortunately police asked me to bring money, but I couldn’t afford it and that was how I came to WACOL from my rural area to Enugu city”, she narrated.

She told WACOL that after the incident, she has been suffering from severe pains on her head and chest and has been passing sleepless nights.

Her greatest challenge now is that she is unable to go back home for the past 3 days, out of fear that the perpetrator could return and carry out his threat to kill her.

In her plea, she further stated that “I want WACOL and law enforcement agencies to assist me to arrest this man, because I don’t want to die, and I have nobody to run to. Please help me” she pleaded.

The founder and Executive Director, WACOL, Prof. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo OON, assured her of WACOL’s unflinching support to ensure that she gets justice and treatment for her injury. She was given some amount of money as assistance to take care of her immediate needs.

According to Ezeilo, “Under the arrangement, she will also receive free medical treatment, free legal aid, counseling and psycho -social support.
WACOL legal clinic will also follow up with relevant law enforcement agencies to ensure that the perpetrator is arraigned and properly charged for grievously bodily injury, including murder threats”. WW made efforts to reach Chiamaka’s husband for fair hearing on the issue but it was to no avail as he is at large.
According to WACOL, “We have tried in our capacity to bring him to our office so as to hear his side of the story but he is nowhere to be found. He has been avoiding the police, even the traditional rulers in the community have done their best to bring him for questioning but efforts was to no avail”, she said.

https://www.vanguardngr.com/2020/09/married-at-13-mother-of-8-at-27-how-enugu-teenager-finally-escaped-a-life-of-hell/

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Whitecoal711: 6:10pm On Sep 05, 2020
Depression really bring out the monster in men this day
things are happening oo
Righteousness89 your attention is required
Endtime things and behaviors
My man, never dissapoint�lol
So mehn want to prosecute you
them want turn you to myth
God is your strength,please ride on we solidly behind you, more ink to your pen
As for your haters, I pray they see the light and God mercy before their time
Peace

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Righteousness89(m): 6:14pm On Sep 05, 2020
Nothing Comes as a Suprise to me anymore..

These are the kind of Men and Characters that Made God Almighty to Repent For Creating Man...

The Bible says, The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked: who can know it?

We Pray For the young lady! May God Almighty in His Own way Deliver and Help Her..

It's Really Unfortunate and Pathetic!

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Lecturebidz(m): 6:33pm On Sep 05, 2020
Whitecoal711:
Depression really bring out the monster in men this day
things are happening oo
Righteousness89 your attention is required
Endtime things and behaviors
Right on time! grin

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by MrOjay1(m): 8:34pm On Sep 05, 2020
How do you get married to a 14 year old girl?
Animals in human form

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Timekeeper: 8:56pm On Sep 05, 2020
And we blame the north in every thing whereas things are worst In our own backyard....


Imagine 8 kids at 27..... Wickedness... The husband dick shud served to the gods.


Having said This...someone shud check my profile..... I av sumtin for sale.... Man needs cash but not desperate

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by tosine102: 8:56pm On Sep 05, 2020
Nawa oo
saaphiere:
“I went to Police station at Aguobu Owa, Ezeagu LGA, the next town to report the incident and unfortunately police asked me to bring money, but I couldn’t afford it and that was how I came to WACOL from my rural area to Enugu city”, she narrated.

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Openbusiness: 8:57pm On Sep 05, 2020
shocked
Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by PureGoldh(m): 8:57pm On Sep 05, 2020
Dx world seff....

The kinda bad news wey dey stir up from the stables of dx country called Nigeria wan flex muscle with the matters arising in Kenya and Zimbabwe

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by TheChameleon: 8:57pm On Sep 05, 2020
shocked

Osanobua....Chineke.... Mogbe... Dan boroba!

YEEBO KWENU! undecided

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by RiyaGoddess(f): 8:57pm On Sep 05, 2020
Chai
Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by ForeThinker: 8:57pm On Sep 05, 2020
The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself, and shine amongst those who never believed she could.

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by tophumble(m): 8:57pm On Sep 05, 2020
Hmmmmm.

Got married at 14 and turned herself to a baby factory, why won't the naughty man abuse her.

8 children within 13 years. Some pple shd be arrested for contributing to poverty in Nigeria

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by athaboi(f): 8:57pm On Sep 05, 2020
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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Faller: 8:58pm On Sep 05, 2020
I didn't read the story.... But the headline touched me....Dear Lord Let Our Daughters never be Used as Slaves by Men who feel Entitled....

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by NobleAngell(f): 8:58pm On Sep 05, 2020
Nevertheless, Igbo amaka.


But to think that this happened in the Eastern part of this country is even more shocking than the story itself. I can't even believe it.

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Dshocker(m): 8:58pm On Sep 05, 2020
This is unacceptable

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Xisnin(m): 8:58pm On Sep 05, 2020
Whitecoal711:
Depression really bring out the monster in men this day
things are happening oo
Righteousness89 your attention is required
Endtime things and behaviors
Have the nerve to stand on your own two feet.
Stop hiding behind someone else.

I know it is sad to be considered a mental case but cowardice
isn't good either.

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Golan007: 8:58pm On Sep 05, 2020


In Enugu oh.

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by TheDestroyer: 8:58pm On Sep 05, 2020
Married at 13? I thought this nonsense was only in the north. It's funny how these hairy Igbos are quick to make fun of child marriage in the north when their own is worse. I'm sure her parents were the ones who sold her out for marriage. Very backward uncouth things

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Offpoint: 8:59pm On Sep 05, 2020
8 albums from a terrible producer in 13 years and the musician kept writing lyrics and singing to the terrible producer beats.


The producer should be denied his INSTRUMENT for forcing a 14 years old child to perform on adult stage and his Studio permanently destroy for being a terrible producer.

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Weedhustler: 8:59pm On Sep 05, 2020
Did dey force u...when u dey chop d money b4 u no call hell ooo...now d Milan is broke u want to run!
Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by bellowwhite(m): 8:59pm On Sep 05, 2020
Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Modivs: 8:59pm On Sep 05, 2020
If this happened at North igbo amaka would have fill comment box

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by ipobarethieves: 9:00pm On Sep 05, 2020
sad sad Ipob are touts,bEAST.Even their Useless police still wanna extort the poor victim.They should arrest that fl@thead PIG.Transfer him to Birnin Kebbi/jigawa where mosquitoes will do the torture.
Baztardz angry angry

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by wizzakosh(m): 9:00pm On Sep 05, 2020
Haaaaaaaaaaà

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by Zeinymira(f): 9:00pm On Sep 05, 2020
They are always quick to talk about Arrewa women, but over there child marriage is a norm, their mothers do not inherit properties, OSU system is still very active.......

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by wizzakosh(m): 9:00pm On Sep 05, 2020
Shuuuuuu

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Re: Married At 13, Mother Of 8 At 27: How Enugu Teenager Finally Escaped A Hell. by luscioustrish(f): 9:00pm On Sep 05, 2020
That's a animal in human form shocked
No one in his right senses will beat up a woman constantly, he's probably suffering from a mental disorder.
.
I'm wondering if the woman doesn't have living relatives.

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