Is bride price compulsory? Nigerian Twitter responds

Twitter user @ebukameansgreat asked a question about ‘bride price’ (a sum of money or quantity of goods given to a bride’s family by the groom and his family) and the internet responded. He asked;

Nigerian Twitter users poured out their hearts and shared their thoughts about the age-long African wedding tradition. Some of the responses were insightful so we just had to share. Check them out!

What are your thoughts about paying bride price – is it necessary, is it just ‘activity’, should it be scrapped? We would love to read from you. Share your thoughts in the comments section.


Eguolo Anita Etefe is a wedding and travel enthusiast

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