The confession of the bribe is the last ceremony where the woman confesses if she has slept with any other men. If she hasn’t, she can marry.
Uchendu considers Okonkwo as a child, because he has no answer for Uchendu’s questions.
A son is belong to his father, not his mother. But in times of danger, children always go to their mother for comfort and protection.
Uchendu advices Okonkwo to live happily and work hard. He should support and comfort his family.