American adopts Nigerian wife’s surname
An American man, Howard Sueing III Ekundayo, has revealed that he has adopted his Nigerian wife’s surname, Ekundayo.
Howard, whose Twitter bio reveals, is an Engineering Manager at Netflix, tweeted that he had recently got married to a Nigerian woman, one Bukky Ekundayo, and that he was changing his surname to hers, so they could pass it on to their children.
He tweeted, “I recently got married! I’m replacing my birth surname/suffix (Sueing III) with @SimplyBukks‘s (Ekundayo) so that we can pass it on to our future children. “Ekundayo” means “to turn tears to joy” in Yoruba. (sic)”
Howard has already changed his name on Twitter to reflect his new surname.