Nigerian man’s illegal marriage to young SA woman revoked

Published: 14/May/2021
Source: Pretoria News (independent online)

By Zelda Venter

Pretoria – A Nigerian citizen will have to return to his country of birth after South African authorities revoked his citizenship nearly a decade after it was granted.

This was based on allegations that he had illegally married a young South African woman.

It transpired, however, that Antony Nwafor, although apparently telling Home Affairs he was a bachelor at the time of his wedding in this country, was already married to another woman in Nigeria.

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Themes: Loss and Deprivation of Nationality
Regions: South Africa
Year: 2021