The holy matrimony between Mr. Alexis Gbaamende and Miss Queen Sember, was on the 18th at noon, solemnized at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Cathedral, Makurdi.

In the sermon, the officiating priest, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Abela charged the couple to always recognize the fact that humans are not perfect, and so, understanding should be their hallmark. The priest advised the bride to always remenber that, as a Second Lieutenant in the Nigeria Army, Alexis (her husband) may not always avail her of his presence due to his tight schedules at work. As a result, she must be characterized by absolute patience. On the part of the groom, Fr. Abela exhorted him to always have the interest of Queen (his wife) at heart wherever he might be.

Also, the officiating priest advised the couple to be humble before each other irrespective of the fact that they both come from well-to-do families, and have also bagged degrees in academic pursuit.Similarly, Fr. Abela advised families of both the groom and the bride to always support them to build their home rather than break it with hate speeches. He finally advised the couple to always let God lead their decisions in all their endeavours so as to be blessed in their matrimonial home.

Earlier, members of the Nigeria Army (in their large number) made band beats and matches which drove the entire congregation to edges of seats.
At the reception which started by three (3) PM, members of the Nigerian Army accorded the couple highest honour in the military by display of sword crossing as well as presentation of awards from the Army Generals and the president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Also, the parents of the couple honoured them by decorating them with the Tiv "Anger", accompanied by gifts from invitees. Several words of advise to the couple came from dignitaries in attendance. Some of them include: Iyuhe Yua, Comrade Jumpa T. Emmanuel, Chief Samuel Sember Anatu, ASP Amanger Gbaamende (Retired) and more.

The event finally featured different presentations (both musical and speech) and performances leaving everyone present in dance mood.

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