Currently trending on social media are photos from a traditional wedding of a military man in which he appeared to be anything but a happy groom taking home his beautiful bride.
The wedding day is often considered one of the best days in a person's life as not only are they celebrating finding love, they get to spend the rest of their lives with their significant other.
However, it appears this was not the case for a Nigerian military man who recently got married. In the photos which has since gone viral, the man appeared for his traditional marriage fully clad in his military uniform.
According to Twitter user, @Emmylexxz, who shared the photos on the platform, the soldier who wore no smiles on his big day refused to change into a traditional attire to honour the ceremony.
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He wrote: "Military man gets married, refusing to wear a traditional attire or even to wear a smile on his face. Seriously we are taking this military stuff too far "
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The post garnered reactions from several social media users, most of whom wondered why he couldn't ditch his uniform or even be happy at his own traditional wedding ceremony. Some people however expressed their fear concerning the girl's safety.
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Still on wedding stories, 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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