- A Nigerian couple have stirred reactions on social media owing to the simplicity of their wedding occasion
- In what have come as a surprise to many, the couple not only tied the knot inside their pastor's office but rocked casual wears in doing it
- It was also gathered that there was no reception after their church wedding, a practice common with worship centre Evangelical Church Winning All
Away from the usual glamour and elaborateness that characterize wedding occasions, a Nigerian couple decided to do things simple.
The couple got married inside their pastor's office wearing casual dresses.
There was no wedding reception
Jokotolajesu, giving more details about the wedding, said there was no special cake for the occasion, special native wear called aso ebi as well as reception.
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The man stated that he would also prefer such a simple wedding advising social media users to not be under any pressure but instead do what they can afford.
"This is a WEDDING conducted in the office of an ECWA Church pastor in Gombe state, Northern Nigeria
"No special Cake
"No asho Ebi
"Just simple and short.
"Moral lessons; please don't be under pressure when you know you can't afford it. Do what you can afford.
"May The Lord bless their Union.
"This is the kind of wedding I prefer, but no lady will agree."
Legit.ng gathered that the wedding style seems to be a common practice in Evangelical Church Winning All.
Nigerians divided over the couple's wedding style
Louisa Eja argued:
"No vex, I can't want what you want,shun Because I want to cut costs or look simple doesn't mean I'll appear on my wedding looking like someone who just woke up from sleep.
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"God Bless their union."
Itohan Aighobahi wrote:
"To me, nothing spoilt and nothing is wrong with this wedding, bcos marriage is conducted between two reasonable adults [male and female]. And are both committed to make it work between them.
"Have a blessed and pleasant marriage experience together."
Hassana Asmau Bello Rufai-Junaid opined:
"People will be surprised how dis union will become blessed...dis is built on simplicity and genuine love...no stress of debt repayment afterwards...congratulations to them."
Popoola Rukayat Balogun thought:
"I reject this kind of wedding for any of my loved ones ooo, later the man go hammer begin dey talk nonsense that na force dem force am marry his wife, he wan go for better woman with better wedding, mtchew.."
Couple tie the knot in an empty hall
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Nigerians have reacted to viral photos of a couple's wedding that had empty hall.
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Sharing photos of the church wedding on Facebook group Igbo Rant HQ Vivian Chizoba thought:
''This is how a wedding should look like."
In the first frame, the couple were joined at an almost empty church wedding by a priest and moved on from there to a small reception.
The reception looked like that of a normal family having their meal over the dining. In another frame, the couple struck a pose with close friends and well-wishers who seemed to have been exclusively selected to grace the occasion.