By; SANI ALIYU, Zaria
A fifty years old love has become a reality between Pastor Mathew Awojaiye 75 years old and Professor Abosede Igunnu, 63, when the got married on the 29th June 2019.
The marriage ceremony took place at the Living Faith Church Dogarawa in Sabon Gari Zaria, Kaduna State under Pastor Joseph Yadung who oversee the marriage.
Professor Abosede Igunnu was a Lecturer with the Federal College of Education, Zaria, and held many positions including the office of the Deputy Provost of the College under Dr. Mukhtar Ibrahim Maccido as Provost
On how the relationship started Pastor Awojaiye has approached Prof. Igunnu for marriage when she was just 13 years old, she turned down the request on the grounds that she want to be in the school.
When he received her response he went and married another person whom they together with children until her death two years ago still went back to his loved one Professor Abosede Igunnu and approach her again which she accepted.
The main surprised on the whole issue is that Professor Abosede Igunnu at 63 has never got married until Saturday 29th day of June 2019.
In his remarks the overseer of the marriage Pastor Joseph Yadung said, people should not lose hope in life and God time is the best for us.
Pastor Joseph Yadung who expressed his joy and happiness over mammoth crowd that witnessed the wedding from all walk of life is really a surprising and described the wedding as 2019 wedding of the year in the history of the Living Faith Church Dogarawa, Zaria.
Both the husband and wife have since left for United States of America for holidays.