ON Saturday, July 4, 2015, friends and families of Ugochukwu Nnabuenyi Nwokolo and Amarachukwu Nonyelum Okoloekwe witnessed the solemnization of their holy matrimony.
Held at Our Saviour Church, Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, the wedding train later moved to Havillah House of Events, Oniru Estate, off Ligali Ayorinde, Victoria Island, Lagos, where a lavish reception held.
The classy reception kicked off with the ushering in of the newest couple in town, Mr. and Mrs. Ugochukwu Nwokolo accompanied by the bridal train as well as friends and well-wishers. And with the opening prayer, chairman’s remarks as well as traditional kolanut presentation in quick succession, the cutting of the bridal cake was conducted in time for the couple’s first dance.
There were also the traditional dance of the couple’s parents, throwing of the bouquet for single ladies, toast for the newly-wed, as well as groom’s remarks and vote of thanks.
The party strolled into the night amid sonorous and danceable tunes dished out by the DJ, with the happy couple exiting the wedding reception when almost all guests had gone.
Sponsored by the bride’s in-law and chairman/MD of Jonex, Chief Jonathan Uzor Okafor, pillars of commerce who graced the extravagant nuptials include Chairman/GMD, Ekulo Holdings, Chief (Sir) Emma Bishop Okonkwo, OFR; Chief & Mrs. Jonathan Uzor Okafor; Chief Okey Ezeibe, Chief Patrick Chibueze (Bodac), Sir Orji & Jennifer Okoye, Chief & Mrs. Ifeanyi Chukwuka (Ogene Mbaukwu), Chief & Mrs. Sam Okonkwo (Enyi Agboso), Chief & Mrs. Joseph Momah (Ajose), Chief & Mrs. Ben Chinemelum, Mr. Ingram Osigwe, Mr. Tony Obinugwu, Chief Charles Odinukwe (Chadon), Mr. Joseph Okonkwo, Mr. & Mrs. Emeka Oramadike, Barrister Ziggy Azike, Chief Nonso Ogbunammiri, among others.
ENCOMIUM Weekly spoke with the couple, their parents, sponsor as well as Chief (Sir) Emma Bishop Okonkwo, Chief Sam Okonkwo…