By Akinola Junior Aladejowo
It was indeed a moment of joy and celebration galore, as the Oku Dein Wu Ukpe of Agbor Kingdom, Chief Benjamin O. Ogwun,JP of Ewuru Community, Agbor, headquarters of Ika South Local Government Area of Delta State married to his heartthrob, Chukwudumebi, now Mrs Chukwudumebi Ogwun in a traditional marriage ceremony which was held on Saturday, March 13, 2021 in Agbor, Delta State.
The Marriage Reception which took place at Orewa Family Event Field, opposite Dr. Okwuada Poultry, Ewuru Road, Ewuru, Agbor, Delta State attracted high profile personalities amongst whom were, Chiefs of Agbor Kingdom, parents of the Bride, family members of the couple, friends, well wishers and a host of others.
While addressing the gathering, the Chairman of the occasion and Chief Ekpe of Agbor Kingdom, Prince Erere Ojemudia thanked God for the gift of life and a fair weather to make the day a reality.
He wished the couple a blissful married life, urging them to care, love and cherish each other, as this to him will make their marriage blossom forever.
On his part, the groom, Chief Benjamin O. Ogwun J.P, who is also the Oku Dein Wu Ukpe of Agbor Kingdom appreciated God and parents of his wife for giving him his heartthrob, saying that he is overwhelmed with joy, because it is a dream come true.
According to him, “After my retirement as a Police Officer, I ventured into business and I’m doing very fine in it. I was married and blessed with four children. Incidentally, my wife died about a year ago. In line with the doctrines of the Catholic Church, where I worship, I have to remarry, which brings about today’s marriage ceremony.
The lady who I am married to, was once married and her marriage was blessed with three children but her husband l died. I approached her and she accepted to marry me. The first thing to do is to give the children the best education in life, because I have taken them as my children, as this is part of what I celebrated”.
He used the medium to thank everyone who graced the occasion for their supports, contributions and prayer for the success of their marriage ceremony, praying God to grant them their heart desires and journey mercy back to their various destinations.
High points of the occasion were cutting of the marriage cake, presentation of gift items to the couple and taking of photographs.
Chief and Mrs Benjamin O. Ogwun,JP
Chief and Mrs Benjamin O. Ogwun,JP with Agbor Chiefs