The Deputy Governor, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu has charged married couples to be faithful to their vows, and make God the bedrock of their union.
Sir Oko chukwu who gave the charge during the wedding reception of Mr. and Mrs. Chika Adaeze Iro Uke held at Aba, reminded the couple that marriage is a pleasurable venture ordained by God, hence the need for them to make their marriage stand the test of time.
The Deputy Governor lauded the new couple, Chika and Adaeze for doing the needful by consummating their love in marriage and urged them to settle all their marital issues themselves rather than involving a third party and prayed God to make their union fruitful.
He congratulated the Parents of the couple for having the rare privilege of witnessing the marriage of their children and used the forum to specially appreciate the father of the groom, Prof Iro Uke his former Secondary School Teacher for inculcating virtues into his son.
In his remarks, the chairman on the occasion, Chief Esobe Onwuka advised the couple to always anchor their faith in God for guidance and noted that the marriage between former Miss Adaeze Nwachukwu of Mbano in Imo State and Mr. Chika Iro Uke of Nkporo in Ohafia Local Government Area Abia State will further cement the relationship between both States.
Responding on behalf of his wife, the groom, Mr. Chika Iro Uke expressed gratitude to God for the success of their marriage and thanked the Deputy Governor, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu and others for coming to identify with them in their joyful moment.
Our Government House correspondent, Mercy kalu reports that the ceremony which featured cutting of the wedding cake by the couple attracted the presence of the former special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Comrade O’Brien Iro, a former House of representatives member, Chief Arua Arunsi and other notable personalities.