Marriage rights differs between Idumu, there exist no full manuscript on the marriage rights carried out in Ogbekenu, however similarities exist between all of them. These similarities can be seen below.


Here the Husband to be with his kinsmen take drinks to the immediate relatives or family of the intended Bride. They are expected to state their intentions at this first meeting. This can be seen as an introduction of sorts.




Here the negotiation of the actual bride price is deliberated and the main traditional marriage rights are carried out.

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