IT WAS a gathering of celebrities and high ranking members of the society at the traditional marriage ceremony of Chuka Offiong from Oron in Akwa Ibom State and Cheta Emeuwa from Ngene Village, Amawbia in Awka South Local Government .
The event, which held in Amawbia attracted eminent members of the society, including the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Anambra Newspapers and Printing Cooperation, Sir Chuka Nnabuife who was the intermediary between the two families and other top government officials, Security Chief, and front – line academicians.
The groom who was dressed in white suit and black trouser, was first ushered in by members of his family and friends with Akwa Ibom music dance. While the bride was also welcomed with lgbo songs by Flavour.
The event hall was filled with people with different types of Asoebi groups from both the groom’s side and the bride’s with assorted foods, drinks.
The groom parents Mr and Mrs Ani Offiong blessed the couple and encouraged them, to always live in peace and love with each other, bear children, and grow from strength to strength. They promised to love the bride, Cheta as their own daughter, and advised them to live in harmony.
The father of the groom, Mr. Offiong, a retired Chief Engineer of Federal Ministry of Works, who among other feats, stareted the construction of second Niger Bridge, told his son to be a good man like his father, noting that when he was growing, he had in mind that one day , he will have a daughter in- law. He therefore, thanked God who made it possible for him to be alive to experience it and wished the couple fruitful years.