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Panic As Man Stops Daughter’s Wedding Over Bride Price Balance –

Panic As Man Stops Daughter’s Wedding Over Bride Price Balance

Information reaching Ibom Focus says that Man Stops Daughter’s Wedding Over Bride Price Debt

A young lady whose pre-wedding pictures had trended on social media, slumped Saturday’s evening on the day of her traditional marriage as her biological father called off the event in broad daylight.

The incident happened 18 December in Ibesikpo Asutan local government area of Akwa Ibom State.

As early as 4 pm, family members and friends of the bride and her husband-to-be, who came from far and near, had thronged the Government Primary School, venue of the traditional marriage, which is a stone’s throw from the State Police Command’s Headquarters.

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A live band was performing, entertaining guests while waiting for the commencement of the traditional rites.

Bride Price

But to the surprise of hundreds of people, the bride’s father walked into the arena and insisted that the traditional marriage would not hold because his son-in-law was owing him N70,000 bride price balance.

On hearing of her dad’s action, the bride collapsed, with her friends battling to revive her and the traditional marriage ended in a fiasco.


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