– A lady identified as Igwe Munachimso wants bride price to be reduced in Igboland
– The young lady with the Twitter handle @SpecimenIgwe said her brother married from Benue state with less than N50,000
– Munachimso shared a list of the basic requirement for the Benue traditional marriage.
A Nigerian lady identified as Igwe Munachimso has called for bride price reduction in the southeast after her brother married from Benue state with less than N50,000. Munachimso made the disclosure on Twitter and shared a list of basic requirement her brother was asked to provide for the traditional marriage.
She wrote: “But las las our marriage requirement di very high na alaIgbo. See what my brother spent to marry wife from Otuko, Benue state. All no reach 50K. We need to adjust.”
Nigerians took to the comment section to share their thoughts on the post.
Igwe Munachimso said it is important for bride price to be reduced in Igboland. Photo credit: @SpecimenIgwe Source: Twitter @eduagbo wrote: “Ask you brother if his wife still get single younger sister pls… Very important!” @talk2middle commented: “Leave us in peace. U can go and marry there too. Pls.” @Nemzolee commented: “Who no get money should go and marry in benue na. “Marrying a woman is not a “compulsory full payment”. There are the most important ones and there are also less important ones. Do the ones wey dem important and ypure good to go. Na who wan do party dey spend money na.” Below are other reactions: