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Inside P-Square’s spell binding wedding (6)

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Celebrities speak…

‘I am happy seeing them coming together as one’ -FUNKE AKINDELE

Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele

Tell us how you feel?

I am happy and glad I am part of this.

What do you wish them?

I wish them all the best. Marriage is not easy; they should love each other unconditionally.

You’ve known them for a while, how excited are you seeing them getting married?

I am happy that they are eventually getting married, after the long courtship and the baby. I am happy seeing them coming together as one.

What is your advice for the couple?

They should be prayerful and understand each other.

‘They should continue loving each other’ -UTI NWACHUKWU

Uti Nwachukwu

Uti Nwachukwu

Tell us how you feel to be here?

It is a great honour to be invited out of thousands of celebrities. Fortunately, Port Harcourt is my second home. My mom is from Rivers state, I am happy to be at home, to witness the matrimony of a good friend, Paul. I have been a fan of P-Square as far back as 2004-05. I am happy to be here.

What do you wish them?

I wish them more fruitful years together, for God to keep them off the eyes of the wicked. I pray God should take them to the highest level.

What is your advice for the couple?

They should continue loving each other till eternity.

‘They should not allow third party into their life’ – VAST OF BRACKET

Vast

Vast

Tell us how you feel to be here?

It feels great to be here, supporting my brother from another mother, Paul of P-Square. It is something I also look forward to do

What can you say about the couple?

I don’t know much about Anita, but for Paul, he is a cool guy. He always stays away from trouble. He believes so much in himself. He is a great singer that I always love to learn from.

What do you wish them?

I wish them the best in their marriage.

What is your advice for the couple?

There will be problems, no doubt about that. But when it comes, they should settle it without allowing a third party. They should continue to live in peace. God bless their union.

‘They should tolerate each other’ -KEKE OGUNGBE

Keke Ogungbe

Keke Ogungbe

Tell us how you feel to be here?

It feels cool to be here. I have known them for a long time now; they have been great guys, very talented. I am happy for them and excited to be part of this great gathering. I congratulate Paul and Anita.

What do you wish them?

I wish them long life and prosperity. There is Andre, very soon, we’ll see another fruit of the womb. God will bless them with another Paul or another Ejima (twins), by God’s grace.

What is your advice for the couple?

Marriage is not a bed full of roses. There will be ups and downs, just like in every relationship; they should be able to tolerate each other. I will continue to pray for them and I want to urge all Nigerians to continue praying for them.

‘Anita is lucky to find Paul’ -INI EDO

Ini Edo

Ini Edo

Tell us how you feel?

It feels good and I am happy to be part of this. Paul is a nice guy, a friend of mine. He is a serious minded guy and I think Anita is lucky to find him.

What do you wish them?

I wish them all the best, nothing but the best.

What is your advice for the couple?

Live your life, be happy, it doesn’t matter what anybody is saying.

‘They should listen to each other’ -DAREY ART ALADE

Darey Art-Alade

Darey Art-Alade

Tell us how you feel?

It feels very nice to honour the couple. Paul is very gentle, talented. He is a great friend of mine and I am happy he’s getting married to Anita.

What do you wish them?

I wish them the very best, happy married life.

What is your advice for the couple?

They should listen to each other and keep being friends.

‘I wish them long life and prosperity’-M.I

M.I

M.I

Tell us how you feel?

I feel very great. P-Square (Peter and Paul) are big brothers to us. They’ve always been there for us at Choc-city. That’s why we are here to celebrate with them.

What kind of person is Paul to you?

He’s a great guy, very talented, he doesn’t talk too much but when he talks, he talks intelligently.

What do you wish them?

I wish them long life and prosperity, wealth, riches, kids, every good thing that comes out of being married.

What is your advice for the couple?

They should be together, and continue to communicate well.

‘Anita should sustain the trust she has in Paul’ -EJIKE ASIEGBU

Ejike Asiegbu

Ejike Asiegbu

How long have you known P-Square?

I met P-Square in 1996, when I was shooting a movie. Since then we’ve been family friends. All I can wish them is God’s blessing and success in everything they do.

Having been married for years, what is your advice for Paul and Anita Okoye?

She has to trust, trust and continue to trust Paul. She knows he is a music star and has a lot of female fans. This is one reason she has to trust him. She is the lucky woman in Paul’s life. So, she has to be proud of him. Their love will continue to grow stronger and stronger.

‘Love your wife, and be very prayerful’ –JOEL

Joel

Joel

It feels great to be here. Although, I am still young, I am here to learn. I believe one day my turn will come, I should not disappoint, just like everybody is here to support him because of his good name and his contribution to the growth of music industry. He is a role model to many youth and he has never disappointed them. Hence, I am here to support my big brother, Paul and his wife, Anita. My advice to my big brother, Paul is to love your wife, be prayerful; especially morning devotion and it shouldn’t be done separately. I wish them the best and God will bless their children.

‘I wish them more of God’s blessings’- AY

AY

AY

What do you wish Paul and Anita?

I wish them the best and God’s blessings. They will have more children and more wealth.

Any advice for the couple?

Good a thing they’ve been together for a while. So, let them live in love as they have always done. They should also not allow a third party to come in between them.

‘God has blessed their marriage’

What is your prayer for the couple?

I wish Paul and Anita happy married life and the best life offers. God has blessed their marriage.

Have you got any advice for Paul and Anita?

They should continue to love each other and make God the head of their family.

Ice Prince

Ice Prince

‘I wish them beautiful kids like me’ -ICE PRINCE

What is your prayer for the couple?

I wish Paul and Anita beautiful kids like me.

What about your advice? 

They have been friends for a while now and they should remain so till death do them part.

 

‘Learn how to resolve your differences’-IYANYA

DSC_0447What do you wish them?

I wish them the best marriage ever. This is their year of multiple blessings. So let’s thank God for them.

Any advice for the couple?

This marriage is all about you. You may wake up to argue your way but always remember your vows and be best friends. With this, you will sure have a marital bliss.

DJ Jimmy Jatt

DJ Jimmy Jatt

‘I wish them more blessings’ -DJ JIMMY JATT

What do you wish them?

I wish them happy married life and all the good things of life. They have been together for a long time. I wish them more blessings, kids and happiness.

 

 

 

D'Banj

D’Banj

‘It was painful to have missed Peter’s wedding’ -D’BANJ

What is your prayer for the couple?

I wish them happy married life, long life and prosperity. I have known P-Square since 2004. We started together like many other artistes like 2Face.They have always been there for me. It was painful I wasn’t in town for Peter’s wedding. But I am here for Paul and Anita ready to wear all their dresses.

Have you got any advice for them?

They should love and cherish each other. Today marked the beginning of their new life. And I wish them the best.

J.Martins

J.Martins

‘Paul met Anita a virgin’ -Cousin, J.MARTINS

I wish my cousin Paul and Anita all I wish myself. Paul has always been there for me. It is the same with me too. That is why I will continue to wish them the best.

Any advice for them?

When Paul met Anita she was still a virgin. It is good they have become man and wife. So I will advise them to always communicate as this will help their marriage. I’ m optimistic their marriage will grow.

Aki

Aki

AKI

‘I wish them peace and love. Happy married life to you Paul and Anita, God bless this union.’

 

 

 

GUEST LIST

From music to Nollywood stars, pillars of high society to politicos, many prominent Nigerians graced Paul and Anita Okoye’s traditional marriage.

Held at Aztec Arcum Events on Stadium Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers state, here are some high profile guests at the classy ceremony.

  • Dr Alex Oti, MD/CEO Diamond Bank.
  • High Chief Edem Duke, Minister of Culture.
  • Mrs. Obioma Imoke,Cross River State First Lady.
  • Ebube Nwagbo
  • Kanayo O. Kanayo
  • Chinedu Ikedieze, MFR
  • Funke Akindele
  • Susan Peters
  • Ini Edo
  • Uche Jombo
  • D’Banj
  • Naeto C
  • Iyanya
  • Ubi Franklin
  • Ikechukwu
  • Mike Ezuruonye
  • Monalisa Chinda
  • Pasuma
  • Sound Sultan
  • Phyno
  • DJ Jimmy Jatt
  • Darey
  • Olisa Adibua
  • Kenny Ogungbe
  • 2Shotz
  • AY
  • Majid Michelle
  • Bez
  • M.I
  • Ice Prince
  • Solid Star
  • Julius Agwu
  • Nze Ugboma Gerald
  • DJ Stramborella
  • Exchange Twins
  • Nkem Mgbemena
  • Ceecom MD
  • Wale Aboderin
  • Ayo Animashaun
  • DJ Humility
  • Bracket, among others…

 – STORIES AND INTERVIEWS BY UCHE OLEHI AND RASHEED ABUBAKAR,PICTURES BY GODWIN ONYEMAECHI

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