Culture and history

Marriage rite among the Bimoba people

Marriage is one of the passages of life celebrated among the Bimoba people since it is recognized as one most important rite in one’s life. The role of marriage among the Bimoba people cannot be underestimated. Unmarried adults are not given full recognition in the society for reasons tied to cultural norms,  social values and traditions. Getting married gives people social prestige and reverence in the community. Marriage in the Bimoba society cements togetherness and plays the role of bringing two families or clans together in union. In respect of this, there are different forms of marriage arrangements including;