Islamic Cleric, Abdurahman Ahmad Points Out Major Factors Responsible For The Early Collapse Of Marriages In Nigeria

The rate at which many young marriages are collapsing in recent times is alarming and many clerics, marriage experts, divorcees, etc. have linked it to so many foreseen and unforeseen circumstances.

Speaking recently on the subject matter, the Chief Imam of Ansarudeen Society Worldwide, Shelkh Abdurahman Ahmad, attributed impatience and lack of endurance among couples as major factors responsible for early marriage breakup currently witnessed in Nigeria.

The cleric made this revelation while speaking during the Nikkah (Wedding) ceremony between Amirah Sanni, daughter of Chairman, Muslim Community of Oyo State, Alhaji Kunle Sanni and Abdulkabir Alao Ishola, son of Baba Adini of Yorubaland, Alhaji Sarafa Ishola which held at the University of Ibadan, The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Ahmad while speaking said that a lot of factors were responsible for marriage breakups but impatience and lack of endurance were the major reasons marriages break up easily nowadays. In his words:

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“Marriage breakup nowadays has a lot of many reasons, but principally, the couples are not patient with one another. Marriage requires a lot of patience, mutual accommodation and a lot of prayers.

“Marriage requires a lot of determination to make it work, because there is a lot of time of blending between the coupl and this takes patience and perseverance.”

The cleric admonished other couples to always be patient and endure with one another to avoid marriage breakdown. He further said that a healthy marriage depends on healthy family and society for survival.

The Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, advised the couple to increase on the initial love they shared before marriage. The monarch added,

“You should maintain the same level of love you shared before marriage, show tolerance and understanding”.

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Gbadebo also called for more understanding among the couple and wished them well as they commenced another journey of life.

 

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