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Man laments ‘misogynistic’ practices in Africa after mom got ₦5k from ₦300k daughter’s bride price


Man laments 'misogynistic' practices in Africa after mom got ₦5k from ₦300k daughter's bride price

A Nigerian man has taken to Twitter to lament the ‘misogynistic’ practices that exist in African traditions and cultures.

According to the Twitter user identified as @chuka_emordi, his mother was treated unfairly in the sharing of the bride price of his sister, her own daughter.

WuzupNigeria reports that bride price is money, property, or other forms of wealth paid by a groom or his family to the woman or the family of the woman he will be married to or is just about to marry.

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Taking to social media, the young man revealed that his sister’s bride price was paid to the tune of ₦300,000, yet only a meagre sum of ₦5,000 was given to his mum who toiled for her child.

He wrote;

“Them pay my sister bride price almost 300k, na 5k reach my momsy hand, elders share the rest, so na the misogyny Ebele and Uloma dey talk since be this.

“Elders wey I never see for my life dey call my sister their pikin

“We need to dismantle this misogyny thing, assuming my momsy collects better money I for done see my share.

“The male privilege no even reach my side and I dey fear to ask make them no send me go evil forest.”


See his post below;