The Nigerian Traditional Wedding Ceremony is crucial to any modern day wedding, it’s a culture that’s been handed down from one generation to another…it can not be over emphasized that it takes precedence over the ‘White Wedding’..it’s usually done before the white wedding.
It’s the ceremony where the families of the bride and groom meets ‘officially’, and the Groom’s families ask the hand of the Bride in marriage. Prayers are said, gifts are exchanged and a whole lot more, it’s generally a sort ‘meet the parents’ even some orthodox churches in Nigeria believes it has to be done before a White or Western Wedding can actually be allowed to take place in their church….
Please meet DOYIN & LAY the lovely couple l was privilege to witness their tradition marriage back in September this year. Prior to that l had photographed the couple’s civil ceremony in London. (will be posting some pix soon)
The ceremony was filled with pomp and pageantry with friends and families who were there to witness and grace the colorful occasion in London.
I’d like to wish DOYIN & LAY ABATAN the very BEST and I look forward to their wedding very soon.
Here are some flicks: