Roll call as senator Nwaka gives out daughter in marriage
By Steve Oko
It was a gathering of ‘who is who’ in Abia State and beyond, Saturday, at Amokwe Amiyuhu Oguduasa Autonomous community, Isuikwuato, as dignitaries from all walks of life gathered to witness the traditional marriage ceremony of the first daughter of Senator Emma Nwaka.
The former Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP gave out her daughter, Nancy to her heart thrub, Captain Ifeanyi Uduma, a pilot and native of Oso Edda in Afikpo South Local Government Area of Ebonyi State.
Some of the eminent personalities at the glamorous event included: the immediate past Governor of Abia State, and Senator representing Abia Central, Theodore Orj and his wife; Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon Sir Ude Oko Chukwu, and his wife; Abia First Lady, Mrs. Nkechi Ikpeazu; and former Speaker ECOWAS Parliament, Senator Mao Ohuabunwa.
Others were former Chairman of PDP, Dr. Ndidi Okereke; Chairman of Isuikwuato LGA, Hon. Chima Agbaeze; President, National Association of Traditional Prime Ministers, Chief Uche Akwukuegbu (BAWAS) and his wife; Commissioners, and lawmakers.
Senator Orji and wife entering the arena
Cream of other dignitaries from the political class, the aviation industry, the academic, security agencies, as well as the business community also sought for recognition.
Senator Nwaka who was highly elated said he was so much delighted and honoured to give out his only daughter in marriage, and gave her his fatherly blessings.