Coinciding with their eleventh marriage anniversary was the heartfelt dedication of their first child, Ola Precious Chinazamekpere Okali, born on May 10.
The couple originally joined in holy matrimony on August 11, 2012, and they now celebrated the blessing of their firstborn.
The Signature Event Centre situated at Abia Hotels and Recreational Park along Finbarrs Road was brimming with attendees, with an overflow that surpassed the main hall’s capacity.
Earlier in the day, a dedication church service unfolded at the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria and Solid Rock Parish Umuahia. The event witnessed electrifying worship and performances by notable gospel singers, including Dr. Felix Ndukwe, The Dynamites (also known as Akpo Aza), and others.
The reception commenced with the celebration of the couple’s 11th marriage anniversary, where they renewed their commitment to stand by each other for a lifetime.
In a concise sermon, Rt. Rev. Ezera Ume, the minister in-charge of Presbyterian Church of Nigeria and Solid Rock Parish Umuahia, charged the couple to maintain their commitment and loyalty to one another. He highlighted the enduring bond that has kept them united for 11 years, even before the arrival of their first child.
Guests were treated to captivating musical performances, including those by De Sax Priest, international reggae gospel artist Tonneil Avo, The Dynamites, and more.
The amalgamation of the two events attracted notable personalities, including the paramount ruler of Ohafia Ancient Kingdom and Kpoke 1 of Ekeluogo Autonomous Community, Ebem, HRH Ezie Ukoha Kalu Ukoha (JP). Distinguished individuals such as Chief Obi Aguocha, Chief Whip of the Abia State House of Assembly, Hon. Emeka Tommy Obioma, and Apostle Chuks Alozie, among others, graced the occasion.
Mr. Ifeanyi Okali and his wife expressed profound gratitude to their extended family, friends, and well-wishers who traveled from near and far to celebrate this joyful moment with them.
The celebration, marked by the recommitment of vows and the dedication of a precious life, stands as a testament to love, unity, and the beginning of a new chapter in their journey together.