I made a Facebook post asking friends if they could plan their wedding with 500k(  Five Hundred Thousand Naira Only) (follow link http://HERE

And one of the comments really cracked me up.

His name is Brian Okpara. Read what he has to say

“Please take your calculator, follow me as I make them easy for you and your about-to-be spouse. Trust me! It won’t even be up to 50k.

 

-A set of one carat diamond wedding rings from Jumia (Black Friday Price): N4000

 

-Cost of hire of fairly used Aba made wedding gown:N3500

 

-White high heels from Dealdey: N3500

 

-Four yards of black material for black suit at N700 per yard: N3000

 

-Tailor Workmanship: N3000

 

-Starched white shirt from Yaba Market: N1000

 

-Men shoes from Ikeja: N2500

 

-Groom: Use your old tie: (N0 need to buy new one)

 

-12 inches of Remi Brazilian Hair: N7000

-Ozone Relaxer: N150

 

-Bride Accessories (Old ones)

-Hairdresser charges: N1700

-Groom Haircut: N300

 

-Best Man- Freestyle with old suit Abeg!

 

-Freshly plucked hibiscus flowers as bride bouquet: N0 need wasting money on that

 

-Bridesmaid dresses for a train of three- freestyle (On Your Own)

 

-Bridal Makeup DIY: You can do it!

 

-Bridal train makeup DIY: OYO!

 

-Cost of bulk sms as wedding invites (100 sms for 100 guests): N300

-Just hire your car from relative or friend

 

-Decoration(Balloons & ribbons): N500

-Fuel 3000

-Wedding Venue (Church is free)

 

-Wedding Photography (A friend or relative iPhone): N0 need to spend on that

 

-Photogrid app for editing/pasting Bella Naija logo on photos: N0 need to spend

 

-Reception Venue (Any Open field)

-Cost of hire of 20 white plastic chairs: N2000

 

-Reception MC (Bride or groom relative)

–Music from relatives phone (China phone preferably)

 

-London used mobile phone speaker from computer village in Lagos-N2000

 

-Wedding cakes from Cakes&Cream: N3500

-Short bread from Balogun Market (Feeding of the couple): N300

 

-Fresh agege Bread as surplus for feeding of the couple (If groom is still hungry): N100

 

-Five Alive juice (Feeding of the couple): N350

 

-A crate of 35cl coke (For the few long throat wedding guests who still followed to the open field): N1500

 

-Freshly made zobo as wedding guests wine: N1000

 

-Disposable cups to stand in as glasses: N500

 

One packet of cabin for small chops: N700

 

5 wraps of Onitsha chinchin mixed together for small chops: N500

 

Big pack of gala diced in circles as small chops: N500

 

Twenty five packs of locally prepared -jollof rice from Iya Basira: N2500

 

Bic biros as wedding souvenir: N500

 

Miscellaneous: N500

 

Balance: N50

 

You see😄: Now you can share this with someone planning a wedding soon and thank me later.

 

Happy married life in advance!”

 

Do you think it is possible?

Would you do it?

What are the advantage and disadvantages of such planning?

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