- A viral video showed a young bride who is a twin asking her brother for his permission before she tied the knot
- The woman knelt and begged her twin to let her go to her husband’s home as part of the Yoruba tradition
- The routine is believed to bring blessings and fruitfulness to the marriage
During a traditional Yoruba wedding ceremony, a heartwarming video captured a touching moment between a young bride and her twin brother.
The bride, who has a strong bond with her twin brother, was seen holding his hands and pleading with him to consent to the marriage.
The visibly emotional brother hugged her lightly and eventually gave his blessing.
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The tradition is believed to bring blessings and fruitfulness to the marriage, as twins are considered sacred in the Yoruba tradition.
The Yoruba people have one of the highest numbers of twin births worldwide, and they celebrate twins with special ceremonies and festivals.
Twins in Yoruba culture
Twins are revered and respected in Yoruba land, and are expected to share a close relationship throughout their lives.
The video of the bride and her twin brother has gone viral on social media, with many people commenting on the beauty and significance of the tradition.
Find the video below
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"So beautiful thank god I give birth to twins."
"I love Twins so much. may almighty Allah grant my wishes."
"Me and my twins sister must marry the same day,may God grant me my prayer."
"Aww she's my Coursemate."
@AnthoniaOjeniran also commented:
"That was what Alaga asked my twin brother also on my wedding day 4yrs ago."
Twin sister handles Mic on brother’s wedding day
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that a short video showing the marriage ceremony of a man who is a twin had stirred massive reactions online.
During the traditional marriage, the groom's twin sister was called out to ask if she was ready to release her brother for marriage.
Everybody laughed as the lady gave a show as if it would be a tough decision for her. The MC (@alaga_ire_ayo) said she had to call the lady out because she understood the bond between twins.