It was a ceremony that attracted eminent personalities, kinsmen and captains of industry to the Fugar palatial home of a US-based Nigerian agronomist, Dr. Paul Oleghe on the occasion of the customary consolidation of his marriage to Dr. (Mrs) Lonyel Oleghe at Fugar, the headquarters of Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo State.
The celebration began with a prayer session by ministers of the gospel who came to dedicate the event to the hands of God.
Members of the Oleghe Dynasty of Fugar, the Agoko kindred, sons and daughters of the entire Ivhiavhia community were on ground to celebrate with their son who has made them proud.
The elders described the celebrant as an illustrious son that has brought joy, peace, unity and love to the entire community as a result of his humanitarian and philanthropic activities.
The African culture was indeed showcased by the celebrants during the ceremony as evident in their mode of dressing.
It was an opportunity for the reunion of family members, friends and well wishers of the celebrant who hadn’t seen one another for a very long time, most of whom came to celebrate with him.
In his remark at the event, a philanthropist and friend of the celebrant, Martins Imhore, chairman of Makarian Group of Companies, accompanied by his amiable wife, described Dr. Paul Oleghe as a humanist par excellence who is passionate about the welfare of his people..
Going down memory lane, another guest Agabi narrated how the celebrant assisted him with accommodation when he gained admission into the University of Lagos.
While congratulating Dr. Oleghe for the realm he has attained, Agabi also solicited prayers for the celebrant to encourage him to do more to promote humanity.
Various traditional dances including the Ikpebor traditional dance of Fuga also added glamour to the ceremony.
In his speech, Dr. Oleghe expressed gratitude to Almighty God for making the ceremony a reality.
He also thanked his guests and his kinsmen for honouring his invitation and prayed to God to grant them journey mercies to their respective destinations.
Highlights of the ceremony was the firing of cannons which signified the admittance of the woman into the family.