Currently trending on social media are photos from a what is known as 'bride price' ceremony in Enugu state, which shows all the items the groom was made to buy in order to secure his bride.
It is no news that traditional marriage rites in most African societies especially Nigeria, is not for the faint of heart. The exorbitant bride price most men are made to pay has always been of concern to a lot of people.
However, this does not appear to be changing anytime soon. A lady identified on Facebook as Deborah Ifunanya, recently took to the platform to share photos from her 'bride price' ceremony reportedly known as Ikpanri which is a normal traditional ceremony practised in Awgu, Enugu.
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In the photos, the numerous items which included travel boxes, ankara fabrics, yams, goats and many other items were displayed in the compound.
The happy bride shared the photos with the caption: "It's been God! All glory to Your name."
See some photos below:
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Meanwhile in a similar story, a man who has planned his traditional marriage to take place in December 2019, during the Christmas period, is currently in shock after receiving the list of demands from his soon-to-be family.
According to a friend of the groom who shared the story on the popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter, everything on the list costs N1,000,000. He also revealed that the wife-to-be is a native of Mbaise in Imo state. The Twitter user shared photos of the three-page list. The post has since gone viral on the platform.
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