It was an atmosphere of a renewed love on Sunday, as the Director ABN TV, Mr. Ifeanyi Okali along with his lovely wife, Oluchi again recommitted to their conjugal vow amidst excitement.
Their eleventh marriage anniversary coincided with the dedication of their first child, Ola Precious Chinazamekpere Okali who was born on May 10.
The couple were joined in holy matrimony on August 11, 2012 and was have just been blessed with their first child.
The Signature Event Centre located in Abia Hotels and Recreational Park along Finbarrs Road was full to brim, with an overflow that outnumbered guests in the main hall.
Earlier, a dedication church service was held at the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria and Solid Rock Parish Umuahia where an electrifying worship took place with the performances of notable gospel singers, including Dr. Felix Ndukwe, The Dynamites aka Akpo Aza and others.
The reception ceremony commenced with the marking of the couples’ 11th marriage anniversary where they renewed their vow to be each others’ partner till the end of time.
In his brief sermon, the minister in-charge of Presbyterian Church of Nigeria and Solid Rock Parish Umuahia, Rt. Rev. Ezera Ume charged the couple to remain committed and loyal to each other with the magic wand that has kept them united in the past 11 years, even before the arrival of their first baby.
Guests were thrilled to exciting musical performances as the De Sax Priest, international reggae gospel artiste, Tonneil Avo, The Dynamites and others took the stage.
The two events rolled into one witnessed the presence of notable personalities including the paramount ruler of Ohafia Ancient Kingdom and the Kpoke 1 of Ekeluogo Autonomous Community, Ebem, HRH Ezie Ukoha Kalu Ukoha (JP), member representing Ikwuano/Umuahia federal constituency, Chief Obi Aguocha, member representing Umuahia Central Constituency in Abia State House of Assembly, Hon. Chinasa Abiola, his counterpart from Umuahia South and Chief Whip of the Assembly, Hon. Emeka Tommy Obioma, Publicity Secretary Labour Party Abia State, Hon. Jerry Ajike Njoku, and the National Coordinator Abia Apostolic Intercessory Team, Apostle Chuks Alozie.
Others are, President General of Ebem Ohafia Development Union (EODU) Chief Emeka Mba aka Bam Bam, Abia State chairman of All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) Amb. Sunday Onukwubiri, veteran broadcaster Adaeze Iroegbu, Chief editor Igbere TV Mr. James Anya Eme, His Lordship Bishop Ugo Wems and Hon. Ariwa Zubi.
Also present were, former PRO Abia State Police Command CSP Geoffrey Ogbonna, Army PRO, 14 Brigade of Nigerian Army Ohafia Lt. Omale Innocent Prince, former deputy chairman Bende local government area Hon. Promise Uzoma Okoro, official of FRCN Pacesetter FM, Chinenye Iwuoha, General Manager Sun 91.9 FM Aba Mr. Charles Ogbonna, the CEO Charli More Group, Sir Charles Uwakwe and several others.
Mr. Okali and his wife expressed gratitude to their family, friends, and loved ones who came from far and wide to identify with them in their moment of joy.