By Nna Anulumadu
The family of Afamefuna Marcel Ezechukwu joyfully went to the Altar of God with relations, friends and well wishers to appreciate God who blessed them with two bouncing babies ( a boy and a girl) Kwenyere Chim and Chimemezugo. Meanwhile the said couple got their first baby 21 years after marriage and now twins two years after.
The churching which took place at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Bridge-Head Housing Estate Fegge, Onitsha Anambra State attracted the presence of Rev. Fathers Jude Anokwasi, James Ezeonwuka, Nwakasi Emmanuel, Jude Ezeogama, Anthony Ezeogamba, Bonaventure Ofoneta, Clement Obi and Basil Okeluo.
In his speech, the parish priest of Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish, Rev. Fr. Basil Okeluo eulogized numerous friends and well wishers of Ezechukwu family who came to celebrate with them.
He hinted that Afamefuna Ezechukwu is a parishioner and he deserves to be respected, revealing that parish programme for the day was waved out in order to join him for the celebration.
Also, the vice Chairman parish council Mr. Francis Obi who acted as Chairman of the occasion praised God for blessing Ezechukwu family with twins within a space of two years they had first baby.
He said, that the greatest blessings from God to mankind is blessing of procreation, commending the family for their spirit of perseverance and absolute trust they have in God.
Similarly, Mr. Anthony Chukwudi Enuka popularly known as Tony Bank described Ezechukwu family as family of great faith, adding that their zeal in worshipping God is worthy to be emulated, even as Mrs Njideka Enuka ” Miridoredo” prayed God to continue blessing Ezechukwu family and provide them resources to train their twins and urged other awaiting couple to wait for God’s appointed time.
Fielding questions from newsmen, Mr. Afamefuna Marcel Ezechukwu expressed his gratitude to God for His abundance blessings in his family.
” I was shedding tears when I was coming to the reception arena. I never imagined myself having a second son and my wife having her first daughter. Infact. I could not imagine that God could do this for me.
I am overwhelmed and I don’t know how to express my feelings before God. But, all I know is that I will be worshipping Him. I can’t go without Him, I can’t do without Him. My heart is full of Joy”, he stated.
Afamefuna Ezechukwu who is the Vice Chairman of Power Tools and Allied Products Dealers Bridge-Head Market Onitsha noted that he could not wish his worst enemy what he passed through while waiting for God to bless his family with Child, just as he extolled all his business associates, priests relations, friends and parishioners who celebrated with his family.