Dola Fatunbi Olutoye, 25, had been ecstatic after becoming involved with November to Dr. Yinka Olutoye, 26. She knew she desired a traditional wedding that is nigerian but required assistance performing the social aspects of the ceremony, which were held May 25 in Houston.
Dola Olutoye, a pharmacy pupil from Houston, and Yinka Olutoye, a recently available medical college graduate, are both Nigerian-Americans who're an element of the Yoruba cultural team, that is greatly focused when you look at the southwest area of Nigeria.
On top of her list that is to-do graduating from pharmacy college and beginning a residency system, would be to search for old-fashioned materials, that have become emblematic of Nigerian weddings today.
"Nigerian weddings are filled with color, vibrant, as they are fancy, " stated Dola Olutoye, who has got attended numerous traditional Nigerian weddings in her own hometown. "Without your materials, you are not having a traditional Nigerian wedding. "
In Houston and throughout other Nigerian enclaves, including Atlanta, nyc and Baltimore, Nigerian marriage ceremonies are specifically opulent.