By Matthew Ajai-Kume
Governor Samuel Ortom has admonished couple to continue to put their trust in God, who is the institutor of marriage for a successful life.
The Benue State Governor who gave the admonition Saturday at the wedding reception of Mr and Mrs Stevie Ayua held at Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) Square, Makurdi.
Governor Ortom, encouraged the couple to front God in all the affairs of their wedlock while adding that, no one who put God first in any affairs fails.
He charged the youths of the state to pray and ask God to direct them on who to marry as He is most ready to support the wedlock.
In his speech, Senator representing Benue Zone A, Dr Gabriel Suswam advised Mr and Mrs Stevie Ayua to acknowledge the fact that, marriage is an institution of patience, endurance, love, submisiveness and peace. He also prayed God to bless their marriage.
Dr Suswam encouraged the youths to shun all vices and do the right thing for the development of Benue State and Nigeria at large.
In their separate remarks, the Chairman and Chairlady of the Occasion, Member representing Katsina Ala/Ukum/Logo Federal Constituency, Mr Richard Gbande and former Speaker, Benue State House of Assembly, Chief Margaret Icheen, respectively charged the couple to glue to each other in love and their marriage shall continue to be successful.
Administering the toast, a retired Acting Director General, Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Maria Odey, advised Mr and Mrs Ayua to be faithful to each other, looking unto God as the author and finisher of their faith.
Mr Ayua is the Chairman, Ukum Local Goverment Area.