Popular Nigerian social media feminist, Nkechi Bianze, has walked the talk by not letting her lover pay the bride price on her head during her secret traditional marriage ceremony in Nigeria.
According to Nkechi Bianze, while announcing her marriage on Facebook, no bride price was paid on her head and she didn’t also kneel down to give her husband a drink, they both stood up to drink. Gender equality 101.
Nkechi Bianze shared photos of her private traditional ceremony on Facebook and wrote;
“Yesterday, the 17th of July 2021, all roads led to Owa (Agbor) Delta State as family and friends joined the Love of my Life and I as we got married.
He is from Mbaise, Imo State.
No bride price was paid.
And I did NOT kneel down to give him drink. We BOTH STOOD up to drink.
The Traditional Wedding was done according to the custom and traditions of my people, and we edited bits to suit us.“