Kenyan musician Bahati recently touched the hearts of many with a heartwarming and unexpected act. After seven years of marriage, he decided to officially pay the dowry for his wife, Diana Marua, marking a significant step in their journey together.
In a heartfelt Instagram post, Bahati shared this joyous news with his fans and followers, expressing his enthusiasm for solidifying their union just in time for their official anniversary on October 20th.
In his own words, Bahati declared, “It’s official! I have finally completed the dowry payment, and our respected father, Mzee Omach, has given us his blessings to proceed with our wedding preparations.”
This unexpected move came as a delightful surprise to Diana, who had not anticipated such a gesture from her husband. Bahati’s eagerness to formalize their marriage before their upcoming anniversary was a heartfelt expression of his commitment and love. He even referred to this act as “gift no.5,” considering it the best one yet, while hinting at more surprises to come on the following day.
Bahati and Diana’s love story has been a subject of public interest, and this surprise dowry payment added another touching chapter to their journey, one that demonstrates their enduring bond and devotion to each other.
The practice of dowry payment is a significant and traditional custom in Kenya. It symbolizes the groom’s commitment and respect for the bride’s family, and it serves to legally formalize the marriage. Bahati’s gesture has garnered widespread praise from his fans and followers, who applaud his profound love and dedication to Diana. It serves as a heartening reminder that genuine love endures and that marriage remains a sacred and cherished institution.