And at times I get my pound of flesh back sometimes when I tease her, when they are talking and discussing I will say mischievously: Ahh! You want to marry a muslim) which was what she said to me at the beginning."She will now say, yeah! Through the glory of God that sort of worked itself out. He is married to a Christian, a deaconess - Deaconess Omolewa Ahmed.
I pray the Muslim way because we are a very close knit family. On some occasions on my birthday, I would just excuse myself and stay in my room, and he would leave the people quietly when it is midnight, to say happy birthday to me. I believe there is a strong love between both of us and also subscribe to the saying that love suffers long and conquers all things.
Perhaps interfaith marriages are perceived as more difficult by those with more intellectual dispositions, or with more ‘modern’ orientations?
The next chart illustrates the significant differences in men’s and women’s views about interfaith marriage.
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In a recent interview with the 51-year-old beautiful wife of the governor, she explained how easy or difficult it was to get her parents approval to marry the governor who is a Muslim while she is a Christian. I had to ask my parents I first asked my mum whether she would allow me to get married to a Moslem; She asked me if I had told my dad? And she gave me a mischievous smile and look Very good. Somehow, my dad and my husband hit it off very well. “But ever since then my husband has practiced his religion and I have practiced mine. My husband has his own part of the house where he prays, I have my own altar there with my crucifix and my rosary and everything and everyone is minding their own business. I pray mine to the name of Jesus Christ while he prays in Allah’s name & the children understand all that. When he wants them to go to mosque with him they go to the mosque with him,'' Mrs Fashola said in one of her interviews in 2015.4.
But today my mother and my husband are the best of friends. Abdulfatah Ahmed Kwara state governor's name suggests he is a staunch Muslim.
9% of our respondents were currently married to someone of a different religion, and 24.9% of respondents were currently in an inter-religious marriage (this includes those who were married to someone who had been of a different religion to them before they or their spouse changed religion).
In no chronological order, brings to you, top Nigerian politicians who married women outside their religion.1. He just made my faith in God so easy because I could see that God has never failed him. The couple got married at a Catholic church as she’s Christian.
Governor Ibikunle Amosun The Ogun state governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, and his beautiful wife, Olufunsho, got married 26 years ago and, if no one told you, you won't know they were not of same religion. Even after 22 years of marriage they still practice their different religions, and their children practice both.
With this, you will easily break the ice and she will definitely give you attention. Because Islam is the predominant religion in Kano and by extension other parts of the Northern Nigeria, most ladies expect their men to observe this same mode of worship.
Even if the lady accepts your proposal, her parents may not.
We don’t have a private life anymore because he is always surrounded by a lot of people.