Recently, Ileh in Esan West local govt area of Edo State, the megacity and glitterati heart beat of Nigeria experienced an unusual excitement and pageantry, as Maryjane and Ehijiele, finalized the last segment of their ceremony into a blissful matrimony. Initially, an elegant bridal ceremony took place, and was interlaced with the nicest of custom: back-patting, warm embrace, cross-traditional pollination, display of traditional attires, unparallel hospitality, showing of love and affections etc.
The pre- marriage ceremony, which took place separately in a different day and location, was equally well-showcased, with the high and lowly of the Nigerian strata, and numerous visitors flying from abroad to attend the August occasion. Both segments were heavily spiced with the fragrances of spectacular marriage ceremonies that one could imagine. The air was heavily tainted with love and matrimonial.
Shortly after the Church Ceremony, which took place at the ‘God’s People World Wide Prayer Ministry’, Illeh Ekpoma, Edo State, under the tutelage of the Almighty God, by the ministration of Papa Ayo Oritsejafor, President, Christian Association of Nigeria.
“Major cities in the world witness marriage ceremonies now and then. But I have not seen in the recent time a marriage ceremony well attended and well planned as this one of ‘Maryjane and Ehijiele’. It is spectacular. I thank God Almighty for bringing this couple together and making today such a great event. I wish them a blissful and successful union”. Mrs. Madojemu, a major fashion designer, and owners of some notable boutiques in Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt, commented.
Remarkably, the ceremonies happened to have thrown about a different panorama where encomiums or words of praises were showered in torrents on Apostle Ehijiele, General Overseer of the ‘God’s People World Wide Prayer Ministry’. “I will have the Isikhuemen, and Unuayan family to thank for making this day for their children, Apostle Ehijiele and his bride, Maryjane. It has come to show that there is a great prize for being very humble, supportive and kind to the people you meet. Indeed, Apostle Ehijiele is a selfless personality, who has uplifted a lot of people via his ministry. It is not a surprise to have the high and mighty to grace this great occasion. Also because of my respect for him, I have to terminate my business trip in New York when I suddenly heard about the marriage”. Formal governor of Edo State, Chief Lucky Nosakhare Ighinedion.
Yet still, the words of commendation about the personality of Apostle Ehijiele so seemed unending as guest after guest continued their adoration of him. Chief Peter Ojemen, the trendy boss of the Don P Telecommunication and its chain of businesses, in his comments, eulogized Apostle Ehijiele as a “dependable and magnetic personality”.
His Royal Highness Ehidiamen I, the Onojie of Opoji, testified as such; “Apostle Ehijiele is a brother and a reliable person, “a man of God who has the fears of God in his heart”, who is well respected amongst his fellow Pastors.