Marriage is generally seen as a union of two people, which is a gateway to ensuring they both feel at ease sharing everything. But does that include bank accounts?
PREMIUM TIMES decided to speak to a cross section of Abuja residents, asking them if they would operate the same bank account with their spouses.
Some respondents had issues with trust, while others gave conditions before they would operate a joint account with their spouse.
Chidi Uduma, a journalist believes in operating same account with his wife because she can access his money in his absence.
Tina Benjamin, a trader believes being married is no justification for operating a joint account.
Moses Ochugba, a civil servant, wants to share same account with his wife to avoid secrets.
Esther Bello, a trader said she can only have a joint account with a considerate man.
Osita Eze, a businessman said a married couple ought to share everything.
Sani Haladu, a trader said he can’t operate same account with his wife.
Authentic Ben, a music artiste, said he would want his wife to have her own account to avoid confusion.
Saheed Saliu, an estate surveyor said if the account is meant for domestic expenses, he could have a joint account with his wife.
Mohammed Sani, a trader agrees with operating a joint account with his wife. He has no issues with the possibility.