Yoruba Marriage Rites Of Carrying The Bride And It’s Significant
Traditional marriage in Yoruba land has many difference compared to Igbos. On of them is the rite of carrying the bride.
To ‘carry the bride’ literarily translated as Igbeyawo. This may not be a serious part of a Yoruba nuptial agreementbut but it is done for its significance. The ability of the groom to haul his wife automatically signifies that he has the strength to take care of her. It is something that every groom should anticipate. But what if he cannot…? I guess that part will be annulled.