Tor Tiv gives out medical doctor daughter for marriage at N1000 bride price (photos)
The Tor of Tiv in Benue State, has just given out his daughter’s hand in marriage to her fiance for just 1000 naira as dowry.
Coming after the wife of Benue State Governor, Mrs. Eunice Ortom, appealed to Tor Tiv, for a review of high bride-prices in Tiv land in order to enable young men get married when due, because the high demands made on young men seeking to marry Tiv daughters scares them off, Tor Tiv, the 5th His Royal Majesty, Prof. James Ayatse, over the weekend gave out his daughter, Dr Doofan Ayatse’s hand in marriage to Dr David Tsenu Agishi of Etulo, Buruku local government all of Benue state at just one thousand Naira (1000) as dowry.
According to him, the #1000 dowry will soon become a law in Tiv land to enable even the poor to marry. He further disclosed that his concern is for the peace, love and progress of the couple, as no amount of money can buy his daughter in the name of dowry.
Here are photos from the event;