We thought we’d seen it all when it came to Nigerian inventiveness, but we haven’t seen anything yet. There have been discussions on how a white wedding is a non-African ritual and should not be embraced with abandon, as many couples do.

These thoughts may have taken root in the minds of Nigerians, since one Igbo couple recently had their church ceremony dressed in traditional garb.

Traditional wedding attires

This sparked a lot of debate on the internet, and many people had different opinions. Several people praised the couple’s selection, calling it “fanciful and original.” Praising the twosome for their bravery in accurately representing their culture.

This isn’t the first time we’ve seen an Efik guy attend a church service dressed in traditional costume. We’re starting to believe this is simply the first of many.

Traditional wedding attires