I am against the payment of Bride price – Chimamanda Adichie
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Renonwed Nigerian writer, speaker, and activist, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has revealed that she is not in support of the payment of bride price before marriage.
She said this during an evening with some young people in Lagos, and someone asked a question about the traditional practice.
According to the award winning author, her dad didn’t receive any bride price during her wedding, explaining that, he just collected 10kobo to make it symbolic.
“I am not a fan of bride price. I think we should get rid of the whole idea of money in marriage, it ruins things. We are not selling anybody” she said.
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