By Elijah Ugani
It was a moment of joy as 9th of November 2019 will remain memorable for friends, well wishers and family members of Mr. Olamide Onifade as people of goodwill converged in Lagos State to witnessed the traditional engagement, marriage right and the solemnization of holy matrimony between Motunrayo Oyewole and Olamide Onifade, now Mr. & Mrs. Olamide Onifade.
The engagement which started at 9:00am at the reception venue was hilarious as prayers were offered to the couples using the Yoruba rich cultural heritage.
The officiating Minister who is also thr pastor in charge of the Redeem Christian Church of God Blessed Assurance Zonal Head Quarters, Lagos. Province 68, no. 6 Shirala Street, Agbelelale, Abule Egba Lagos. Pastor Ajayi, where the holy matrimony took place charged the couples to sustain the love that brought them together as God is the foundation of every marriage.
Speaking during the reception, the Chairman of the occasion, Mr. Olusola Bello noted that “it isvery important that the overwhelming crowd turned out in solidarity to identify and celebrate with the couples, but we all owe the responsibility of praying for them and avoid unnecessary interference in the affairs of their marriage”
The ceremony was attended by numerous personalities, worthy of note were staff of Mediatrix Development Foundation, representatives of the Office of the Wife of the Governor OWOG, Cross River State. This contingent was led by the Senior Special Adviser/ Chief Press Secretary to the wife of the Governor who doubles as the Board Secretary, Mediadiatrix Development Foundation, Pastor Fred Abua.
For those who have made contact with Mr. Olamide Onifade, he is a unique gentleman per excellent, a pace setter, a goal getter, a pathfinder, a team player. I cannot but wish him the best in his new stage of marital bliss.
Mr. Olamide Onifade is a Development/Humanitarian Consultant who has traversed the world of Monitoring and Evaluation like an octopus and works with Mediatrix Development Foundation as Monitoring and Evaluation Officer implementing Livelihood intervention for the Cameroonian Refugees situation in Cross River and Benue States.
The reception was held at Verte Ville Event Centre, 81 old Otta Road, opposite Oke-Odo High School, Ile-Epo, Oke-Odo, Abule Egba Lagos.
In appreciation, the Mr. & Mrs. Olamide Onifade thanked all friends, well wishers, family members and colleagues who took out time to pray, encourage, call or attend to their invitation and prayed that the good lord will have a cause to celebrate everyone as well as prayed for safe travels for those returning to their destination