Nigerian man shows up in an unusual outfit for his church wedding (photo)

Nigerian man shows up in an unusual outfit for his church wedding (photo)

- For church weddings, the recognised outfit is the man in a suit and his bride in her white wedding dress

- A Nigerian man, however, got people talking as he showed up at the church wearing a traditional outfit

- The photo generated mixed reactions from Nigerians, even though most of them praised him for putting tradition forward

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The usual belief for church weddings is that it must be a suit and a wedding dress, but a man showing up in his native attire while his wife rocked her white wedding dress? Not common at all.

A Nigerian man recently got people talking after a photo of him and his bride at their church wedding surfaced.

Nigerian man shows up in unusual outfit for his church wedding (photo)
Man shows up in a traditional outfit for church wedding Photo credit: @bigbrotherradio
Source: Instagram

In the post shared by Bigbrotherradio on Instagram, the man rocked a traditional outfit called the Isiagu. His was in colour blue and paired with black pants.

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The Isiagu is usually worn by Igbo men during a cultural event.

See the post below:

Nigerians took to the comment section to express their views.

While some commended him for upholding tradition, others felt that he would have had the chance to wear it at the traditional wedding ceremony. gathered some comments:


"He obviously wanted only a traditional wedding."


"His wedding his choice after all its not cast on stone that the European attire must be used for church would have been more nice if his wife did same."



"Nay, there's time for everything."


"I see nothing wrong with that."


"My kind of man. No white wedding dress for me on my day it would all traditional."


"Good! white people have been invading our tradition with theirs, for ones let us invade theirs with ours."


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"His choice but my husband should better not try this. In fact, please delete it before he sees it."

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