A Nigerian bride-to-be has reportedly tasked her friends to donate N5000 each towards her upcoming wedding.
The lady, who’s set to walk down the aisle in a month is said to have added her friends, over a hundred, to a WhatsApp group chat and asked that each of them donate a minimum of N5,000 to the success of the wedding.
A friend of the bride-to-be shared screenshots of the message all the friends received from the lady asking for the money on Twitter.
Sharing a snapshot of the message, the friend identified as Yusuf Bolaji on Twitter wrote,
“A friend of mine during NYSC is getting married next moth and she added about 100 of us to a group and we are asked to contribute N5k each towards the success of the wedding. 5k not even for cloth.”
Read the message below,
Bolaji’s tweet elicited varying reactions from social media users, as they share their opinion on the bride’s request.
Reacting, a Twitter user @_B_energy wrote, “It’s a good one but she shouldn’t be the one to dictate what and how much should be contributed, neither should it be enforced.”
Another Twitter user @Mighty_B01 wrote, “We are privileged to be part of those they can count on as friends” I’m privileged to be your friend cuz say wetin? Shey na you dem draw inside $1,000? What an organised begging!”