Nigerian couple motivates other Africans to settle for low-budget weddings (Photo)

Nigerian couple motivates other Africans to settle for low-budget weddings (Photo)

- The story of a Nigerian couple who settled for a low-budget wedding has attracted reactions from several people

- They have received commendation from people for the simplicity in organizing the special day of their lives

- Some social media users have decided to take a cue from them and ensure that their weddings are also simple

Information available to shows that some Africans are ready to have low-budget weddings.

This comes as reactions to news of a Nigerian couple who decided to keep their wedding simple.

Some have applauded them for their efforts and in reaction to a BBC News Africa report, revealed their plans for that special day in their lives:

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Toukoula said she is definitely going to have a small wedding.

Mlogeni agreed, saying it is the best.

Bae also stated that only her family members will be present.

Annor said he would allow the guests to go on break so they can go and eat.

Linus also said rice will be distributed according to a list.

Oyibojabor added it is better to keep more funds for the marriage itself.

In other news, Bill Oldham, the founder of the Thought Leadership & Innovation Foundation (TLI), is doing all he can to ensure that African-Americans can have access to good job offers in the cyber security industry.

Oldham intends to close the gap between students and post-college by introducing cyber-security courses to those training at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

According to him, at present, about 3% of such jobs are held by African-Americans, a statistic he is not too happy with.

Per a 2015 Pew Research, about 300,000 students were enrolled in HBCUs at a point in time, which is a significant increase over the last decade.

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