Sunday, September 23

'We should get rid of bride price' – Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie


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Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie said she is not a fan of bride price and wants it to be stop

Adichie had an evening chat with some young people in Lagos yesterday, and someone asked a question about the bride price.

According to Chimamanda, her father just collected 10kobo bride price for her wedding, he didn’t collect something tangible.

She also revealed she is not a fan of bride price because it ruins things. She said;
“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”.
Chimamanda Adichie who is currently in Nigeria, has revealed that her best selling book ‘Americanah’ will be adjusted into a series.

The renowned Nigerian author said, Danai Gurira is writing the script for the series which will also feature Lupita Nyong’o as part of its cast. Some major highlight of the evening was Ms. Adichie’s talk on bride price and why she finds its commercialism disgusting.

Chimamanda Adichie also told those present that it is wrong to use feminism as an excuse to insult a man.

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