The governor of western Bahr el Ghazal State Rizik Hassan last week married and paid more than 200 heads of cattle to the family of Arop Kuol who hails from Abyei for his daughter.

This is his number four wife. Rizik will be the first from his home town of Raja to grace such an expensive bride price payment. One of the girls relatives who kept smiling and shaking her head said that the wedding was such a colorful one. She revealed that girl had immediately traveled to Dubai for a luxurious shopping.