A young Nigerian man’s dream of marrying his Benue lover has been crushed due to an enormous marriage list of N1.2 million presented by his girlfriend’s family.
The heartbreaking story was shared by the man’s friend, Udam Samuel Aseer, in a Facebook post on January 5, 2024.
According to Udam Samuel, his friend’s plans to get married hit a roadblock when the in-laws insisted on a whopping sum of N1.2 million marriage list, effectively doubling the initial budget of N600,000.
The revelation has sparked a wave of reactions on social media, with many expressing shock and dismay at the exorbitant demands placed on the groom.
The aspiring groom, whose identity remains undisclosed, had saved and planned meticulously for his marriage to his girlfriend, only to face an unexpected hurdle.
The bride’s family allegedly presented a detailed marriage list that included a range of items, ceremonies, and financial contributions, totaling the significant sum of N1.2 million.
Udam Samuel Aseer, in his Facebook post, sympathized with his friend’s plight, describing how the young man had earnestly sought to fulfill his dream of marrying his girlfriend.