Isoko Traditional Marriage Bride price list – Grooms guide

Isoko people of Delta state are warm and welcoming people. The Bride price is an essential and integral part of any marriage agreement in Nigeria especially the Isoko traditional marriage custom.

Bride price or dowry is the amount paid or a token given to the parent of a bride in exchange for her hand in marriage. The amount paid as bride price varies with different families, cultures and ethnic group. Paying of bride price is an age-long practice in Africa; it is what makes a marriage contract legal.

Today we will be looking into the bride price list of the isoko people in Delta state, Nigeria. For those guys planning or want to marry an Urhobo woman or Isoko lady this is the perfect grooms guide for you.

1). REQUIREMENT FOR FIRST VISIT

 Whatever the family uses to entertain you, shall be doubled by the proposed in-laws.

2). List of things needed and Procedures for the Second visit


2). ITEMS TO BE PRESENTED BY THE GROOM


Please note that all money including the unofficial bride price & clothings for father & mother must be presented to them before the marriage day because they would be asked if they have been settled before the marriage can be commenced.


NB: this bride price list not static for all Urhobo people, there are variations according to family, community and some things the educational status of the bride.

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