Not pleased with the ‘expensive bride price’ his kinsmen ask for during traditional marriages, the traditional ruler of Otukpa, the headquarters of Ogbadibo LGA of
Benue , Chief Sir Sunday Ekele JP on a live programme on Thursday monitored by Joy FM, disclosed that prospective grooms in his community, have been banned from spending more than N100, 000 on traditional marriage.
According to Chief Ekele, the decision became imperative following complaints from young men in the community that outrageous bride price has been discouraging them from getting married.
The monarch further said that any one found flaunting the new law would be penalized.
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