Chimamanda Adichie -Why The Idea of Bride Price Should Be Stopped

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Chimamanda Adichie
Nigerian writer, speaker, and activist, Chimamanda Adichie has suggested that the idea of bride price should be gotten ridden of. According to the Chimamanda Adichie, bride price damages things because nobody is being sold.

Chimamanda Adichie had an evening with some young people in Lagos, and someone asked a question about the traditional practice. According to her, her dad didn’t receive any bride price during her wedding, he just collected 10kobo to make it symbolic.

She also revealed she is not a fan of bride price because it ruins things. She said;

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“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”.

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