Nigerians react as man shares traditional marriage list of N1.1m received from in-laws

Nigerians react as man shares traditional marriage list of N1.1m received from in-laws

- A Nigerian man, Leo has shared a marriage list he received ahead of his wedding

- In the photo he shared, the requirements include drinks for the parents-in-law, bush meat amongst other things

- Leo reacted to the photo, questioning the rationale behind the list of things which amounted to N1,187,800

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A Nigerian man identified as @ekibyleo has left social media users buzzing with reactions after he took to Twitter to share a photo of the list of requirements he received for his prospective inlaws.

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The list which amounted to N1,187,800 had several requirements including bush meat worth N20,000, cigarettes worth N10,000, neck jewellery for the mother-in-law worth N120,000 among other things.

The young man who is an Abuja-based graphics designer reacted to the list, questioning the requirements.

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He wrote:

"Na marry I say I wan marry, wetin be this na?"

See post below:

The post which has since gone viral had several people reacting, tagging the list ridiculous as they could not comprehend why the things listed were so expensive.

See reactions below:


"And you brought it to twitter, you never ready who they marry man wey no fit keep family issues private, you can always review this with your family members only and negotiate."


"This list is ridiculous. Wetin popsy wan do with 10k worth of cigarette..2k for knife? Is it gold-plated. What is muddle and why is it the cheapest thing on the list? One basket of dry fish that big basket abi wetin "

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"Na that knife faint me now I swear, knife for 20k they won open abattoir market??"

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Nigerians react as man shares traditional marriage list of N1.1m received from in-laws
A Nigerian man shared the N1.1m marriage list he got. Photo credit: @ekibyleo
Source: Twitter


"Your father in law will smoke 10k worth of cigarette? Is he car exhaust??"


"Identifying with father in-law: 30k. Identifying with in-laws: 20k. These guys are NOT in-laws: they're OUTLAWS."


"Ahswearugad I can't deal with this list, it's boiling my soul. Inukwa 10k Cigarette ur father in-law, as exhaust pipe wey him be naa. Very greedy family. Just give the girl belle, na dem go come dey beg u to bring any amount."

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In other news, congratulations are in order for Nollywood actress, Rosy Meurer as she recently welcomed her first child with husband and philanthropist, Olakunle Churchill.

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Nigerians react as man shares traditional marriage list of N1.1m received from in-laws
The couple welcomed their first child together. Photo credit: @rosymeurer
Source: Instagram

A proud Churchill took to his official Instagram page to share the good news with his fans on Tuesday, March 9. He accompanied the announcement with photos of a then-heavily pregnant Meurer.

Churchill, who revealed the boy's name to be King Churchill Junior, celebrated Meurer for birthing their 'great testimony'.

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Kumashe Yaakugh is a journalist with three years of working experience in the media industry. She graduated from Benue State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication. Kumashe is an entertainment and lifestyle editor reporting mostly on entertainment and human interest stories. When she isn't working, Kumashe uses her spare time to read about historical events, music and cultures around the world. Learn more about her on Twitter @kvmashe


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