- A Nigerian man identified as Ekpe Akpove married two wives on the same day and set social media abuzz
- The 34-year-old man has explained that he loves both women and they have been with him for years
- Ekpe, who said he is still struggling, noted that he is the first person in his family to tie the knot with two women
Ekpe Akpove, a 34-year-old Nigerian man who married two wives on the same day has said he is happy to have taken the bold step of tying the knot with the ladies.
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Nigerian Tribune reports that the wedding was held at Late Ekpe Hitler’s Compound, Opp Ugala Filling Station, Lagos-Igbide.
He loves both women
The young man said he decided to marry the two ladies on the same day because he loves them both.
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Ekpe said they both have three children each for him and he had to do the right thing by paying their bride price and marrying them legally.
In his words:
"My firstborn is 11 years old; fortunately for me, my wives usually give birth within the same period."
How he handles them when they have misunderstandings
Ekpe said his wives don't get into physical fights when they have disagreements. According to him, he settles their differences himself or calls his friends to talk to them.
He said it took so long before paying their bride price due to financial constraints, adding that he is still struggling.
5 Nigerians who travelled abroad, hustled and became foreign citizens, 1 worked in a factory before he made it
According to Ekpe, he is the first person in his family to get married to two wives.
Man set to marry two wives on same day
Legit.ng previously reported that Ekpe was set to walk down the aisle with two ladies on the same day.
A photo of the man's wedding invite was shared on Facebook by Emmanuel Gwatama who is said to be a friend to the groom.
Describing Kome as the man of the year, Emmanuel urged his Facebook friends to make plans to attend the wedding occasion.