In what year did you get married?
day. I had a moderate wedding. I think we had about two hundred guests
maximum. Even back in those days, people used to have elaborate weddings
but I just didn’t want a huge wedding.
leaving for the church service, my mum called me to her room and prayed
for me and I still remember every word of the prayer. Funny enough, I
didn’t cry until when she started crying while I was leaving later in
the night and her tears made me cry too.
there on time but my husband was two hours late. I didn’t have a
sleepless night because I slept very well.
hours late for the church ceremony, there was nothing awkward that
happened. Although it got to a point when I was being questioned if he’d
still come and I kept saying he would until he showed up. He came late
to church because of the bachelor’s eve that they had a night to the
wedding; they were all tired and overslept.
Nigeria. It was aso-oke. I got married in Lagos. I didn’t have a white
wedding because I was not a fan. I wore a blue dress made from aso-oke
my business because my mum and cousins handled all of them. I didn’t
allow anything to ruin my day at all.
were all out partying and I was too tired to stay up with him. I had to
sleep early. Although he later came in to sleep next to me, I didn’t
even notice when he came in because I was fast asleep. The stress of the
day wore me out. I woke up and saw him next to me.