This Is Why Babu Owino Wants DOWRY To Be Scrapped Off


He may be married,offered dowry to his wife’s family but Babu Owino
feels paying dowry,rather bride price for your wife is totally
wrong.The Organisation of Nairobi University
(SONU) Chairman has come out to
openly oppose the predominant
African practice of paying a bride
price, saying the move commodifies


Speaking in an interview with a local publication,Babu said a wife who
is nothing but a product if love should be
handed, by her parents or
guardian, to a deserving man “for

“Why would I buy a wife? Love
should be for free. A woman is not
a property and does not have a
price tag at the back. I do not
advocate for paying of dowry but I
advocate for appreciation,” Babu
Owino said.


However, Babu Owino who is a loving husband
and proud father of two, said he paid
bride price for his wife because he only wanted to “appreciate” the role his
wife’s parents had played in
raising her up

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