Nigerian lady weds her Italian lover in Rome

Nigerian lady weds her Italian lover in Rome

The beauty about love is the fact that it speaks a universal language which connects people of all colour, language and race.

Despite several reports of racism going around in the world, there are still people who looked past skin colour to go for what they want.

Everyday, beautiful stories of people from different races falling in love continue to pop up and it was no different for this Eastern Nigerian bride who got married to her Italian lover in Rome.

A video of the traditional wedding ceremony was shared on a Facebook page identified as Igbo Italian, a platform for Eastern Nigerians based in Italy. In the video, the beautiful bride is seen searching for her husband with a cup of drink, which is according to the Igbo custom.

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Nigerian lady weds her Italian lover in Rome

Nigerian lady weds her Italian lover in Rome
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However, what got people talking was the impressive Igbo regalia the groom donned from head to toe, alongside his family and friends who were present to witness the beautiful union.

There was major applause and jubilation as the bride eventually found her groom and they both drank from the cup. According to the Igbo custom, the bride is meant to give a cup of palm wine to the man she intends to marry on the day of the wedding.

In today's society, there are some people who tweak tradition in order to fit in with their style or beliefs. However, a Nigerian man has taken to social media to condemn this practices, stating that people should stop trying to 'westernize' traditional beliefs.

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