June 3rd, 2017will remain evergreen in the lives of Mr. Emenike Nwokeoji and his amiable wife, Mrs. Ijeoma Nwokeoji. It was a day set aside by the couple to celebrate and showcase their peaceful married life to the delight and admiration of all that witnessed the triple event.
The convergence of all and sundry that graced the 60th and 50th birthdays and 25th year wedding anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. Emenike Nwokeoji was in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. It provided an ample opportunity for friends and well wishers to express their heartfelt gratitude to a couple that have touched their lives over the years.
Who is who in the Freight and Forwarding sector of the Nigerian economy were not left out as they came in their numbers to honour a leader and one of their own in the maritime business.
No doubt, Mr. Emenike Nwokeoji is a humorous gentle man and hard working, who has contributed immensely to the growth of the maritime industry and indeed, a successful business guru.
Speaking to his guests, Mr. Nwokeoji went down memory lane when he submitted that he was afraid to venture into the institution of marriage but under great persuasions from his parents and relations, he eventually took a bold step and cling to pretty Ijeoma. Having reaped and benefited from a once feared venture, Mr. Nwokeoji in the meantime, urged youths to see marriage as a blessing.
Commenting on the 25 years marriage anniversary, his professional colleagues like Sir Dr. Enoch Iwueze, Chief Henry Njoku and Alhaji Taiwo Mustapha in their separate views described the marriage of Mr. & Mrs. Nwokeoji as a successful one, attributing the success story or brain behind any successful union to the fear of God.
Sir Dr. Iwueze, a former Board of Trustees, B OT, of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, and the Managing Director of Air Sea Freighters Limited, described Mr. Nwokeoji as a humble and hardworking person who brought his christian life to bear in the marriage, while wishing the couple a more fruitful and peaceful marriage.
Chief Henry Njoku, the B O T Chairman of ANLCA and Alhaji Taiwo Mustapha, a BOT member affirmed that tolerance, forgiveness and fear of God, were the driving force behind the success story of Mr. & Mrs. Nwokeoji.
The duo further urged the couple to continue to exhibit the virtues of a successful marriage.