By Amuche Agbo, Abakaliki

The former Minister of federal republic of Nigeria, and presently the chairman of Ebonyi State Health Insurance Agency, Chief Goddy Ogbaga has advised new couple to maintain the initial love that made them to marry as husband and wife and avoid the introduction of third party in their family to guarantee a happy home.

Chief Ogbaga gave the advice during the traditional marriage ceremony of his second son, Professor Chukwuma Ogbaga with his heartthrob, Mrs. Ernestina Ogechi Ogbaga at Ndulo, Ukwagba Ngbo in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.

The former Minister of state for Power and Steel and father of the groom , Chief Goddy Ogbaga (right) and Chief Ogechi Ogbaga (left) flanked the new couple; their son and his wife during the event

The former Minister who was visibly happy over the success recorded at the ceremony, appreciated friends for their supports and prayed God to bless them abundantly.

On her part, the Chairman of Ebonyi Local Government Council, Mrs. Chinyere Nwogbaga called on the couple to make love, peace and trust their priority to achieve the objective of their marriage.

Mrs.Nwogbaga who poured encomiums on the couple for their union prayed God to give them fruit of womb among others.

Earlier in his remarks, the chairman of the occasion, Senator Anothy Agbo represented at the event by the Chairman of Ohaukwu Local Government Council, Barr. Clement Odah recalled that it was the third time that their izhi brothers married from the council, describing the marriage between Prof. Chuks and his heartthrob as a welcome development and wished them a successful marital life.

Professor Chukwuma and Mrs Ogechi Ogbaga in traditional regalia

In their separate contributions, the State Commissioner for Market and Park development Pst. Eze Nwachukwu Eze, the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism who is also the Mother of the groom, Barr. Elizabeth Ogbaga, member peace and conflict resolution, Abuja, Mr. Aloysius Nwibo Special Assistant to Ebonyi State Governor SSG’s Office, Chief Chris Uchaji and the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Health, Dr. Chris Achi, enjoined the family of Professor Chukwuma Ogbaga to live a life worthy of emulation and wished them marital life that is granded in God and morality, while encouraging them to adhere to the culture and tradition of marriage.

Others who spoke includes, the principal Big Bird Chamber, Barr. Sunday Ununu, Barr. Nduka Vincent Nwokpo, former Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Ebonyi State among others wished the family happy marital life, peace, love, prosperity and blessing as they pilot the affairs of their family.

Meanwhile, the groom Professor Chukwuma Ogbaga and the bride Mrs. Ernestina Ogechi Ogbaga thanked those who graced the ceremony and pledged to live up to the expectation.

The event drew the presence of the distinguished personalities in the State among Speaker, Ebonyi State House of Assembly,Rt Hon Francis Ogbonna Nwifuru while the highlights was cultural troops by different groups.