Because when they fixed their wedding date, they never expected their exam to get postponed and coincide with it.
Two Nigerian brides had to write an exam on
their wedding day – April 7, 2018 – because when they fixed a date, they never
expected their Law exam to get postponed and coincide with it.
Dressed in their lily white wedding dresses and
granted a special seat in front of the class, Dorcas Atsea and Deborah Atoh, who had invited friends and family for their wedding, had to
first be done with their exam before joining guests for the reception.
reports, their media ethics and law exams at the Benue State University,
originally scheduled for February, were postponed, causing the brides to first
go for the church ceremony, then to the exam hall and afterwards to the venue
of the reception where guests were waiting for the wedding party to kick off.
wedding was already fixed and planned before the exam," Atsea told CNN. "I attempted to shift the exam, but to no
tells CNN that university officials asked that she choose between "the exam or the wedding."
The brides chose
shares with CNN that her classmates provided her with a celebratory atmosphere
when she stepped into the exam hall.
I walked into the hall, for ten minutes everybody was just shouting before we
started the exam and after the exam, I went back to the reception venue because
my guests were waiting for me," she says.
to Atsea and Atoh and their new husbands from Pulse Weddings.