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Glitz in Akure as Adebayo Adeyemo marries heartthrob

Samuel Edu


Last weekend was a moment of celebration for the family of Pastor John Adeyemo, the Ondo State Head of Service as his son Adebayo Adeniran Adeyemo took the marital vow with his wellbeloved, Oreoluwa Olaitan Falusi.

The holy matrimony held on Saturday December 11 at the Saint James’ Christ Apostolic Church, Oke Isegun Akure, was preceded by the traditional ceremony and the payment of the bride price at the Saint Thomas’s Event Hall, Ondo Road, Akure.

Earlier on Friday, an elaborate traditional engagement ceremony was held at St Thomas’s event centre.

Among dignitaries present at the ceremony was the Ondo State Governor represented by his Deputy, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa, Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr Bamidele Oloyelogun, members of the state House of Assembly, Menmbers of the state executive, Permanent Secretaries both within and outside the state, Royal Fathers among others.

In his sermon at the church service, the officiating minister Pastor Elisha Ariyo admonished the couple to “make your marriage work.”
Stressing that marriage is the first institution created by God, the clergyman emphasized on seven essential condiments that make a happy home.

He said “Marriage was established by God. After he brought Adam and Eve together as husband and wife, and built a house for them in the garden of Eden.”

“For your marriage to work, there are seven essentials which must not be lacking. Your marriage must be established upon the rock of ages, make love for each other a priority, submission and humility should be mutual, regular sex without condition, forgiveness, trust in each other and unity in purpose corroborating each other in all things”

The minister stated further that “some of the instruments often used by Satan to destroy the home are jealousy, hatred, suspicion amongst others, guide against these as divorce is forbidden in a christian home.”

Pastor Elisha as well used the moment to remind all and sundry of the marriage supper of the lamb and beseeched participants never to miss out in the great event.

Speaking on behalf of the governor at the occasion, the deputy governor, Mr Lucky Aiyedatiwa congratulated the couple and prayed for God’s continual presence in their home.

He said “let me congratulate the bride’s parents for today’s occasion, you really did a great job, no wonder the bible says he that findeth a wife findeth a good thing and obtaineth favor from the Lord.

“I also congratulate Mr Adeyemo, this lady is an addition to your family. I say a big congratulations, I pray that the things of joy will never depart from your home.” He urged the couple to take the pastor’s charge with all seriousness, particularly the aspect that deals with prayers and bodily submission.

At the reception, the deputy governor admonished the couple to do everything possible in ensuring the sustenance of their parents’ legacy stressing that the relationship their parents had with colleagues and coworkers brought about this level of goodwill from dignitaries both within and outside the state.

The chairman of the reception, Pastor John Arije in his address stressed on the indispensability of cooperation and that the couple should not cultivate the habit of taking their matters to the third party but rather to God in prayers. He emphasized on putting God first in all their doings.

The groom’s parents, Mr and Mrs John Adeyemo appreciated the presence of everyone present and heartily welcomed the bride as their new born daughter. Moreover, the bride’s parents Elder and Engineer Mrs. Dada Falusi stressed on their confidence in the training and discipline they have instilled in their daughter, they as well prayed to the good Lord to make the home a blissful one.

The newest couple appreciated the presence of all that graced the occasion and prayed for journey mercies for all as they go back to their various destinations.


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