Top presidential aide causes stir as he explains why Nigerian men marry older 'oyibo' women

Top presidential aide causes stir as he explains why Nigerian men marry older 'oyibo' women

- Reno Omokri shared his thoughts on interracial marriage, saying Nigerian love is becoming too expensive

-According to him, some Nigerian men are going for older white women because of the marriage list their prospective in-laws give them

- The former presidential aide is of the opinion that marrying an older white woman is not all about securing a green card

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Former presidential aide and author Reno Omokri has taken to Twitter to explain why some Nigerian men go for older white women instead of younger ladies from their country.

Omokri said securing a green card is not always the motive behind the men's decision to marry older white women.

According to him, the marriage list some Nigerian women give their suitors is one of the factors chasing men away from them.

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Reno Omokri explains why Nigerian men marry older white women
Reno Omokri said Nigerian love is becoming too expensive. Photo credit: @renoomokri
Source: Twitter

He wrote:

"Nigerian women complain that too many young Nigerian men marry older White women. It is not always paper job. Have you seen the marriage list some Nigerian women give men? It is enough to make a man impotent! Some Nigerian love is becoming too expensive."

Nigerians took to the comment section to share their thoughts.

Twitter user with the handle @SimpleNenye2 wrote:

"Actually it is Nigerian men that give Nigerian men marriage list for their daughters, if the women can protest successfully, we would have done that since."

@sommylola commented:

"God please bless my future husband immensely upon my prayers and his too that money won't be a barrier for him not to marry me....I no want wahala oh."

@iamObiii reacted:

"Older white women have something to offer, something that will change your life for good. What does nigerian women have to offer? Just Billing."

@eddieishola reacted:

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"Well said sir, how can a young man planning to start a family, exhaust his life savings just to show off to bride family all in the name of marriage,white women dont collect dowry or or give you long list, the guys are marrying for paper and peace of mind."

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In other news, YEN.com.gh previously reported that although the media came under a series of attacks, especially as the results for the 2020 election began trickling in, journalists remained resolute in performing their work.

In the lead-up to the 2020 presidential and parliamentary polls, the two leading political parties, the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the opposition National Democratic Congress, labelled the media as bias.

Despite the mounds of attacks that targeted media houses and media personnel, these female professionals resolved not to fall prey to efforts aimed at throttling their independence and professionalism.

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