"I Was Once Offered 20 Cows For My Hand In Marriage" - Singer, Yemi Alade
Feb. 10, 2020
In what is quite a hilarious story, pop singer, Yemi Alade has revealed that a Maasai man once offered 20 cows for her hand in marriage. The Maasai are an indigenous tribe from Kenya.
The 30-year-old revealed this on Instagram on Friday when she posted a photo of herself in Maasai attire.
Yemi, however revealed that their impending union was dead on arrival after the man's friend discouraged him saying she was ‘fat and can’t build houses’.
“A Masai Offered Me 20 cows For My hand in Marriage, but his friend said that I am fat😂😂😂 and I can’t build houses!😂😂” she wrote.
Yemi Alade went on to share some facts about the Masai,
“The first and oldest wife’s house is usually the first followed by the second wife’s and the others respectively
Alot of the Maasai Youth are educated and still very cultured, building houses from skillful mix of cow dung, mud and water. #Shekere#yemialade#angeliquekidjo#womanofsteel" she said.