Kwanjula Is Becoming The ‘New’ Marriage

There is something about introduction ceremonies these days; their whole purpose has been erased and a new identity given to them. ?I think they should just be given a new name,? John, an elderly uncle of mine, says when I ask him what he thinks of today?s introduction ceremonies.

The whole purpose of an introduction ceremony used to be the girl introducing her husband to be to her parents and family. That required a small entourage from the husband?s side and the gifts to come with that. These days, it is a fully-fledged party with hundreds of guests from both sides; the emcees at these ceremonies have also been given the role of negotiator – this means they take part in all negotiations.

Ibrahim Sejjoba, a prominent introduction ceremony emcee with Mikolo Enterprises limited and