According to the reports, the woman did not subscribe to the man’s intention of taking another woman as wife in addition to her.

Malam Aliyu Ibrahim, who is a primary school teacher, has been left with burn injuries in the scrotum and ‘lower region’ or groin has since been battling for his life at a health facility.

“Since the time I told her about my plan to marry another wife, I did not see any change of attitude from her and we had been living together peacefully," he said.

He added that she she promised that she would be among those that would buy the wedding items for the bride, until the night which the incident happened.

"I met her boiling the water, but I had no idea what she was going to use it for. I was relaxing, when she suddenly brought the hot water and poured it around my private part,” he said.