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
-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
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?