Saturday 9th November 2019, the ancient city of keffi, Nasarawa State was agog with celebration as Mr. Awayi Shawai of Federal Medical Center keffi took former Miss Patience Haba Ekpo to the alter and tied the nuptial cord.
The wedding which took place at ECWA Goodnews Church Unguwan Waje, Keffi witnessed family, friends, colleagues as well as well wishers who turned out en-masse to support the couple.
Immediately after the wedding service, the wedding train moved to the reception ground at Me & You event center; tastefully decorated to fit the glitz and glamour of the August occasion.
In different speeches during the reception, the Chairman of the occasion, Chair lady, Father of the day and others advised the couple to love, respect and support one and other and to stand by each other especially in these hard times.
In another remark, the head of the Habu Ekpo family, Information and Protocol Officer of Nasarawa State University Keffi, Hon Abraham Ekpo who gave out his sister’s hand in marriage, charged the new couple to put God first before any other thing. He encouraged them to love deeply and give room for peace in the family.
The occasion witnessed the presence of dignitaries such as the National Chairman of National Association of Nyankpa, Chief Okara Dogara Buzi,
Hon. David Maiyaki Ashayi; Member Nasarawa State House of Assembly,
Kwagga John F.K.; Airforce Institute of Technology Kaduna state,
Hon. Joseph Maiwada; Magajin Madan Keffi,
Comrade Sunday Ogbu; Immediate Past ASG of NANS, Hakimin Panda, Yakubu Bako Victor.
Also not left out of the celebration were the Information and Protocol Unit Staff of the Nasarawa State University keffi, the University Community, Staff of Federal Medical Center keffi, Nyankpa Community and a host of others.
Congratulations on your Nuptial Mr. & Mrs. Shawai.
By Daniel Okwa