Primary List Of Items expected from the Groom TO Marry his Bride in Yorubaland

  • Aso-oke, Yoruba traditional cloth
  • Bible if she is from a Christian family or Koran if she is a Muslim. This is to tell you that religion play significant roles in Yoruba traditional marriage.
  • She-Goat
  • Sugar Cane
  • Palm oil and vegetable oil, 25litres and above
  • Engagement Ring
  • Kola Nut
  • Bottle of honey
  • Alligator pepper-about 40 piece
  • Bag of rice *
  • Box/Suitcase of clothes
  • Maize/corn plus different types of fruits and so on.
  • Things like, Salt, Soft drinks, cash for some customary rites but the bride price of #5,000 is a must that the groom must pay to the parents of the girl he intends to marry.


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