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15 Ebira Traditional Marriage Rites In Kogi – Dress, List



Anebira Ebira people of Kogi state occupied five local Government areas, namely Adavi, Ajaokuta, Okene, Okehi, and Ogorimagongo. And some are also within parts of Ekiti and Ondo states. They are predominantly farmers and Politician.

Ebira Traditional Marriage Rites

Regarding to Ebira traditional marriage customs, a man never walks to his in laws to inform them of his interest in their daughter, instead his parent and mostly elderly women from his family do so.

The Man’s Family or An Elderly Men will go to the girl’s parent to introduce themselves and the reasons for coming.

It is also their duty to conduct a thorough investigation of the lady’s family background. Such as her upbringing, family history, how well behaved she is and all her friends activities including her recent relationship if there is any. Every other necessary detail about the girl and her family is also investigated.

After The Man’s People Have visited the Girl’s Parents a day will be chosen after some time for the formal introduction of both families. As a way of bringing to open what has been going on in secret.

This is called “ISE EWERE” In Ebira Language. During this initial introduction, some gift is usually giving to the bride’s family. A suitor is even allowed the freedom of presenting all the necessary Traditional Marriage Rites Items.

As it is usually called because Ebira people shy away from addressing it as a list in a bid not to make it sound mandatory

List Of Ebira Traditional Marriage Rites – Engagement List

1.) 100 – Hundred tubers of yam

2.) Cola nut

3.) Dried fish and A Good Bush Meat

4.) 10 Litres  of palm Oil

5.) 50 Liters Of Groundnut Oil

8.) 50 Liters Of Palm Oil.

9.) A bag of Salt.

10.) Clothing Materials in some boxes.

11.) Pieces of jewelry and Adornment for the Lady Worth.

12.) 100 Naira Cash for the clan members and family elders.

13.) Two Expensive Wrappers For The Wife.

14.) Hot drinks, Assorted wines, Dry Gin and Minerals.

15.) A Walking stick for the father.

Well all This comes the day of General introduction which the groom may choose to attend or send his family members are usually handy to do anything on his behalf.

The bride’s family on their own will entertains the groom’s family with foods and drinks in an occasion which will give them opportunities of introducing both families properly.

Any gifts that the groom provided are shared among the neighbors and the extended relations to solicit for their prayers and to inform them that the lady is now betrothed to a man of her choice.

Ebira Traditional Marriage Bride Price

Traditional Marriage Bride Price in Ebira land is usually agreed by the parents of the girl and it depends on the financial status of the man. There are other prices here and there to be paid after the initial bride priced and they include the following:
Joining Hands Together Which Means “OTANUVOGEI” In Ebira Language.

I Am Attracted To Her “OZEMEIYI” In Ebira Language

Farming Price “IDOZA” In Ebira Language stands for the farming price, which the groom pays in place of physically going to work in the farm for his father-in-law as in the olden days.

Finally When the day of the traditional marriage arrives, you would see women from the man’s family each carrying tubers of yams on their heads in a dancing procession to the bride’s home. The occasion is always said to kick off as soon as the women arrive the bride’s home.

A religious leader will be called to offer prayers along with both parents for the success of their children. After which the traditionally rich and colorful occasion would be brought to an end and the new wife’s friends with other women escort the lady to her husband’s home with her belongings.

Ebira Traditional Wedding Dress

Ebira Traditional Marriage Or Traditional Wedding Dressing Is Base on the Bride’s Choice and Current Location but we are going to show you come recent traditional wedding dressing in Ebira land and if you need such design, you can get in touch with us.

Ebira Traditional Marriage Wears
Ebira Traditional Dressing
Ebira Traditional Marriage Attire
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Ebira Traditional Marriage List
Ebira Traditional Marriage Attire

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