- A spiritual 'masquerade' has got people talking on social media after conversing with a curvy lady and requesting her number
- The man, in traditional costume, could be seen in a video flanked by his assistants as he chatted with the young lady
- People on social media have reacted hilariously to the video, which is currently making the rounds on the internet
A video has emerged on social media in which a masquerade saw a young lady and stopped to chat with her. A 'Mmanwu' is a traditional masquerade of the Igbo people of Southeastern Nigeria. They are performed only by males in exclusive secret societies and involve the use of elaborate, colourful costumes that are meant to invoke ancestral spirits.
The masquerade, obviously mesmerised by the young lady's curvy shape and beauty, requested her number and when she obliged, he asked if it was her WhatsApp number.
In the video, which was shared on Twitter by JJ Omojuwa, the masquerade was flanked by some assistants as he chatted with the young lady.
See the video below:
As expected, Nigerians took to the comment section of the post to express their thoughts.
A Twitter user with the handle @IBbnaija wrote:
"All these digital ancestors don’t have demons controlling them any more. Who born you to stand and talk to analogue ancestors."
Another user with the handle @ekwuemsblessing wrote:
"He even asked if that's her WhatsApp number. What will I not see bikonu??"
"What's your excuse for not having a girlfriend again?"
Below are other reactions:
In other news, a courageous young woman shocked social media after proposing marriage to the love of her life in public in a video that is fast going viral. In the video, the lady actually went on her knee as a man would normally do to a lady.
Reports have it that the two have been long-time lovers but were yet to take their relationship to the next level by tying the knot.
The proposal appears to have taken place in a large restaurant filled with different groups of friends and families who had gone to eat.
When the brave lady went on her knee, everyone started cheering her on and the applause only got louder as the man accepted the proposal.
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