So-called 'one billion dollar wedding' of South Sudanese couple gets internet users talking

So-called 'one billion dollar wedding' of South Sudanese couple gets internet users talking

- A couple in South Sudan have caused quite an outrage on social media due to the cost of their wedding

- The couple who are known dignitaries reportedly spent about a billion dollars on their wedding

- Social media users were furious at the amount, stating that there are so many people suffering in South Sudan

The personal assistant to President Salva Kiir Mayardit of South Sudan has reportedly tied the knot with her boo in an extravagant wedding that got people talking on social media.

It was gathered that the lady married someone who also has a link to an ambassador. According to reports, the wedding cost about a billion dollar.

A Twitter user identified as Sudhir Byaruhanga had alleged in a tweet that the decoration for the wedding cost two hundred million dollar. He also noted that they booked three venues for one week.

South Sudanese couple

One billion dollar wedding of South Sudanese couple gets internet users talking Facebook source: Kipkorir Boniface
Source: Facebook

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He said: "A wedding at Serena that cost about a billion. The bride is a PA to S Sudan president Kir while the groom is linked to the ambassador. They said deco alone cost 200 m... hired three halls at Serena for one week."

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South Sudanese couple

The couple reportedly booked their venue for one week Facebook source: Kipkorir Boniface
Source: Facebook

Twitter users noted that the wedding decoration money is roughly equal to their entire education fees.

Others expressed that the wedding expenses was too much when they have people suffering in South Sudan.

Some talked about how the wedding would have been a good business for service providers.

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Weddings are something people usually spend lots of money on especially when they have the finance for it. People spend so much on the decoration, venue, cars, gifts, food, entertainment and many more just to make the wedding memorable for the family.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Saudi Arabian Prince, Sultan Bin Salman, also spent a lot on his wedding to a 25-year-old lady. The 68-year-old prince was reported to have paid 50 million dollars as bride price.

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