WRITTEN BY NNEKA ANOLIEFO
Ifite Agbaja-Abatete in Idemili North Local government Area was agog last weekend as former Chairman of the Nigerian Society of Engineers,
in Anambra State, Mr Sylvester Ofodile, gave out the hand of his only daughter Chiamaka, in marriage.
The event attracted members of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, members of the Rotary Club and friends of the family.
The ceremony which started with the traditional payment of dowry had a few selected members of both families who agreed before the bride was officially handed over to her groom Dr Uchenna Ezepue who hails from Agulu.
Both couples are Medical Doctors.
After performing the traditional marriage rites the parents of the bride Mr and Mrs Sylvester Ofodile, advised the couple to respect each other’s feeling as well pray together and shun third party in their marriage.
On their parts, the parents of the groom Professor and Dr Mrs Udechukwu Ezepue, encouraged them to build their marriage on the solid rock of Jesus Christ.
In their separate speeches, Reverend Chiemelu Ndukwe from Abatete, the Chairman, Nigerian Society of Engineers, Anambra State, Mr Edmund Nkalu, Mr Paul Okoye of the ABS, the Special Assistant to the Governor on Housing, Dr Odinaka Okonkwo, and his Public Utilities counterpart Mr Victor Meju as well Messrs Michael and Izuchukwu Ofodile, advised the couple to always respect and love each other and prayed God to bless the union with the fruits of the womb.
Cutting of the cake and Dance by the couple and numerous relations and friends formed the highpoint of the ceremony.BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS