The leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele and big shots in the media industry on Saturday stormed Ifo in Ogun State to grace the occasion of wedding ceremony between the Publishers of Newsexra, Adeyemi Obadimu fondly called Veron and his heartthrob, Sani Balikis at Jam-bed multipurpose hall in Ifo local government area of the state.
Among the dignitaries who graced the occasion is the president of National Association of Online Security Reporters, NAOSRE, Oyewale Femi, Vice President Information and Strategy of the Nigerian Guild of Investigative Journalists, NGIJ, Mr. Bashorun Israel Bolaji who led members of The Guild to the occasion.
Primate Ayodele who was represented by Mrs Bolanle Aina, ex-House of Assembly candidate for Abeokuta South constituency II of Ogun State, Igbalaye Wasiu Ayodele, were among dignitaries who attended the society wedding of the NEWSEXTRA. Also in attendance were the popular Ibile Lemi crooner, Okiki Bright, as well as society men and women who honoured the invitation.
The family of Sanni entrusted Balikis, the bride into the hands of the groom’s family, the Obadimu of Egba decedent, during the wedding fatiha held the officiating Imam enjoyed the couple to be patience and prayerful, adding that patience and prayer are essential characters needed in a marital affairs.
During the traditional marriage, the couple received the blessings of their parents in the presence of families, friends, and well-wishers.
The groom, a journalist with vast experience in reporting politics, business and sports, he is also an advocate of youth inclusiveness in governance. He went to ESTG University in Benin Republic, Cotonu, where he studied Mass Communication.
The bride, Olayemi Balikis, an entrepreneur graduated from Osun State College of Education, where she studied Social studies/Yoruba.
Veron said he had always known he would marry ‘the love of his life’ since they met years ago. The wedding was a way of reiterating his love to her.
The couple described the marriage as a dream come true for them, given the mutual love, respect, and understanding they have shared in previous years.