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Bride price list in Agbor (Traditional marriage list requirements)

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    This article talks about the bride price list in Agbor,Delta State Nigeria. Seeing how cheap this list is will amaze you. Keep reading to find out.

  Agbor is a town in Delta State and is located in Ika south local government area of Delta State. Agbor is made up of 23 villages and a metropolis called Orogodo(Boji-Boji).

    The people of Agbor speaks the Ika language. It is aid that the current Agbor was founded by one of the twin sons of Oba Ewedo of the great Benin Empire. No wonder the people of Agbor have similar culture and names with the people of Benin.
Bride price list in Agbor


What makes Agbor unique


   The people of Agbor are known for their rich history especially in the aspect of folklore and oral tradition. The festivals celebrated in Agbor town include Igue, new yam festival (Iwa igi) and iwagi.

Bride price list in Agbor

      The indigens of Agbor make marriages easier for their children. Research has shown that the bride price list in Agbor is nothing more than N3000(Ndi iche)
     The marriage process usually starts with the groom visiting the bride's family,this is known as first knocking. On the second visit,he goes with a friend or two or an elderly family member to declare his intentions of taking their daughter as bride for their son, this is known as second knocking.
     
The bride is called to give a positive reply to the proposal of the groom,if he is accepted,the family gives their approval and then the bride price list is given to the groom to be.
Below is the bride price list in Agbor given to the groom;

First knocking at the door requirements


  1. 9 kola nuts( ogi Agbor)
  2. 1 bottle of Gordon's Gin
  3. 1 keg of palm wine
  4. Alligator pepper
  5. Second knocking at the door requirements
  6. Alligator pepper
  7. 1 crate of soft drinks
  8. 1 carton of beer
  9. 1 bottle of schnapps
  10. 2 kegs of Palm wine
  11. 2 pieces of kola nut

Traditional marriage requirements

  1. Bible
  2. Engagement ring
  3. Pair of shoes
  4. Umbrella
  5. Suitcase
  6. Wrappers/head tie
  7. Request money for the last:N100-200

Cash price

  1. Money for house wives(Egho ndi nwuyen)-N200
  2. Money for Egho igbgb( money for young girls)-N100
  3. Money for elderly women in the family (Egho ikpon-olor)-N200
  4. Money for the male youths(Egho ikoro)-N100
  5. Money for the children of the house (Egho mmundi)-N500
  6. Things to be bought for the father on the day of traditional marriage
  7. Money for training given to the lady by father (Egho need zi gun nw)-N700

Full traditional Ika dress

Things to be bought for the bride's mother on the day of traditional marriage includes;
  1. Money for labour pain( Egho ogi mu nwa)-N500
  2. Full In traditional dress with pair of shoes to match

Bride price in Agbor

  1. Egho Isa igu-(N250-N300)
  The bride price in Agbor differs from family to family.

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