Tanzanian President, President Samia Suluhu Hassan has openly declared her support for polygamy and encouraged men to marry more wives and father multiple children.
In a Update that has since gone viral, President Samia Suluhu Hassan addressed an audience at an event in Mwanza, Tanzania, where she discussed the topic of marriage and harvesting. During her speech, she claimed that in Tanzania, it is common for men to marry multiple wives after a successful harvest.
President Hassan expressed her support for men who choose to have multiple wives and emphasized that there is nothing wrong with such arrangements, including the bearing of children. She further advised women not to feel jealous if their husbands decide to take on additional wives.
As the first female president in East Africa, President Samia Suluhu Hassan concluded her speech by encouraging men to engage in farming and work hard to provide for their families and children.
The president’s remarks have sparked conversations and debates on social media and within the community regarding cultural practices, gender roles, and the dynamics of marriage in Tanzania.
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