- A couple decided to change a popular narrative common with Nigerian weddings by sticking to doing only a church wedding
- The couple stood their ground despite pressure from family members and instead gave guests food after the church wedding
- Activist Aisha Yesufu who shared the story hailed the couple's resolve stressing that ''people must do their thing''
Against pressure from their families, a Nigerian couple resolved to do things their own way as regards their wedding.
The couple chose not to do reception after their church wedding.
According to Nigerian activist Aisha Yesufu who shared the story on social media, the incident happened at a wedding occasion her husband had graced.
What the couple did in place of a reception
Aisha narrated that after the church wedding they shared food to guests who attended.
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She said every guest was given a bag with food, water, soft drinks and souvenir.
The activist while hailing the couple said people must do their thing.
Nigerians share their thoughts on the incident
"Na family atimes dey apply pressure on couples gan. Making them run into debt. Smart couple. Wish them all the best!"
"This is not new .. I’ve attended such weddings before, they’ll bid you goodbye with food and souvenirs right from the church entrance "
"I no love am oohow will I do choreography at my reception enterance I Dan too so awwn than to do only church wedding."
"Love it!!!! Let everyone go their house! They saved money on hall, decorations, DJ, MC, even food cause it would have been more for reception, drinks, water, etc!"
"Tbvh I don’t even want a big wedding, that’s if my spouse agrees , because if I’m tired , I go leave everybody for my wedding reception go house, I hate stress "
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Nigerian couple get married inside pastor's office wearing casual clothes
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported how a couple tied the knot inside their pastor's office.
Jokotolajesu Oluwaseun David who shared the photos on Facebook group Life, stated that the wedding occasion took place in Evangelical Church Winning All in Gombe state, Northern Nigeria.
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.
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.
Source: Legit Newspaper