By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
All roads led to.the Norcross Memorial Methodist Cathedral in.the heart of Otukpo City, Benue State, where a younger brother to the Online Editor of New Nigerian, Okpani Jacob Onjewu Dickson, Emmanuel Olofu Dickson hooked his sweetheart, Patricia Ijato Adokwu.
The solemnization which was done by the Methodist ArchBishop Of Benue, Most Reverend Oliver A. Aba, attracted family, friends and well wishers from all over NIgeria and other parts of the world.
In his sermon, Most Reverend Aba charged the couple to remain steadfast in their faith and grow in love for each other.
He admonished them to always settle their disagreements between themselves, and avoid taking such marital issues to a third party.
At the reception venue which was held at the GRA part of the city, the couple performed their first marital duties, which was feeding of each other from their wedding cake.
In an interview with our correspondent, the groom, Mr. Olofu Dickson said he was happy that the wedding was a huge success.
He promised to always love and care for his wife.
Also speaking, the bride vowed to be submissive to her husband.
Top among the dignitaries spotted at the colourful ceremony were the Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, represented by one of his SSA”s Hon.Mike Ode Okwubi, Senator representing Benue Zone C, Distinguished Senator Abba Moro, represented by one of his media aides, Honourable Dennis Ogbeche, Dr. Onjefu Okidu, a professor of Mass Communication and Honourable Solomon Ochai Okala.
Others are the Chairman of Ohimini Local Government Area of Benue State, Honourable Faith Agbo, Chief Eddy Anyebe and Councilor representing Idekpa ward, Ohimini Local Government Area, Honourable Elaigwu Wilson.
Also present were the Engineer John McQueen Oije, Architect and Pharmacist Odihi, Miss Rose Dickson, Evangelist Mark Markson, Colonel Charles Ogoh (rtd) and Mr. Amos Odeh.