Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan’s former aide, Reno Omokri has given a personal verdict on the very elaborate ceremonies that have become a regular feature of Christian weddings in the 21st century.
Omokri, in a post on his Twitter handle, stated categorically that “white weddings are “more pagan than Christian”
He explained that the firrst European churches, introduced elaborate white wedding and marketed it as Christian wedding because of hidden economic benefits.
“In Europe, over the centuries, first the Roman Catholic Church then other breakaway European churches, introduced elaborate white wedding and marketed it as Christian wedding, purely for monetary reasons.
“White wedding is more pagan than Christian,” he said.
There have been a lot of argument in the recent past over what should be a standard for Christian weddings, with many African couple ignoring their lean resources and choosing to go for very elaborate ceremonies.