A 96-year-old man has finally tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend after being in a relationship for almost 50 years. James Andorful and 93-year-old Margaret Manuel got married at the Central Assembly of the Church of Pentecost, Ghana on Saturday, August 3.
According to Graphic Online, the couple had cohabited for 50 years and had nine children together before tying the knot. Congregants at the church gawked in amazement as the couple exchanged their marital vows in a colourful ceremony.
James Andorful and 93-year-old Margaret Manuel got married at the Central Assembly of the Church of Pentecost, Ghana on Saturday, August 3. Photo: Graphiconline.com Source: UGC
Congregants at the church gawked in amazement as the couple exchanged their marital vows in a colourful ceremony. Photo: Graphiconline.com Source: UGC
The marriage ceremony was officiated by, Reverend James Oko Barnor, the Dansoman District pastor of the Church of Pentecost. The jolly pair was donned in matching white attire and could not hold back their joy during the auspicious event.
The two walked hand in hand as they prepared to say their vows and spend a lifetime together.
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Their guests also showed up in pearly white clothing and flashed their smiles during photo hour. In his sermon, Barnor said there have been many divorce cases in times because the couples involved do not understand each other. He same marriages in times past survived as a result of couples were content with the limited things that they had and understood one another in spite of the circumstances.
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“If 2 couples will live beneath one roof for fifty years in a very relationship, it means that they understood one another,” the pastor same. According to him, to sustain a marriage, couples must desist from comparing their marriages to others and rather appreciate what God has blessed them with.
According to the man named Matthew Korede Awojaiye, he proposed to her back then but she refused him because she said she was too young. Years later, he eventually tied the knot with her.
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