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Nigerian man dissolves his marriage after discovering his new wife is an ‘Osu’

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A Nigerian man has been pressured to dissolve his marriage of 1 month after discovering his new spouse is an ‘Osu’ (an outcast by Igbo custom).

In line with @_Oluchy who shared the data on Twitter, the person concerned is her cousin and he dated his spouse for 5 years with out realizing that she is an Osu.

The Osu Caste System is an historic follow in Igboland that daunts social interplay and marriage between a bunch of individuals, known as Osu and free-borns (Nwadiala).

It’s believed that Osus have been devoted to the deities of Igboland and as such, thought-about inferior to the category of the Nwadiala folks.

Taking to Twitter to relay her cousin’s story, @_Oluchy suggested Igbos to ask their companions questions on their ancestry so that they don’t find yourself like her cousin.

She wrote,

“So my cousin simply known as me from Abj telling me his newly married spouse simply left. A lady he’s dated for 5years they usually just lately tied the knot over there. 😩

Apparently he came upon she’s an outcast (osu). Man didn’t ask questions, simply went straight and received married. 🤦

I requested him why he by no means requested after they have been relationship, he mentioned he didn’t suppose she’d be one.

Now a one month wedding ceremony has been dissolved identical to that.

See ehn asking your companion some questions earlier than marriage is essential o.

Lol. A full breed marrying an outcast has penalties, it’s not about new era or previous era. It’s what it’s.

Irrespective of how we bundle it. Although it’s been nullified, it’ll be very tough to let go. I didn’t make the principles, so don’t come right here to insult me.

Nobody discriminates anybody. They’ll vibe, however can’t marry. That’s all.

When y’all are executed crying right here, take an osu to your folks for marriage, come again and inform us the end result.”

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