We should get rid of bride price- Chimamanda Adichie
Nigerian writer, speaker, and activist, Chimamanda Adichie has said she is not a fan of bride price and wants it to be gotten ridden of.
Adichie had an evening with some young people in Lagos yesterday, 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;
“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 adapted into a series, not a movie.