Drama In Church As Jilted Ex-Lover Sacks Wedding, Bride Collapses (Photos)

It was like a scene in a home movie, during a wedding ceremony on
Saturday, in Benin City, Edo State, when a woman walked to the church
altar, seized the microphone from the pastor, accused the groom of
dumping her for his new bride, and demanded that the wedding ceremony be
stopped immediately.

The dramatic scene occurred at the
International Pentecostal Holiness Church, Benin City, during the
wedding ceremony between a man simply identified as Dele and his bride
whose name was given as Blessing, said to be a caterer by profession.


enraged woman whose identity could not be ascertained, was said to have
learnt about the wedding ceremony via a Facebook post by an
unidentified user before the traditional and court wedding ceremonies
were held.

It was gathered that the angry woman had stormed the
church with some hefty-looking men, in an Audi car at about 6.30am, and
waited patiently till the wedding ceremony began at 12 pm.

started when the officiating pastor asked the congregation if anyone
knew of any reason for why the couple should not be joined as husband
and wife.

At the point when the ring bearer was about handling the
ring box to the groom, the self-acclaimed jilted lover matched to the
altar, seized the microphone from the pastor and shouted “no! no! this
wedding will not hold.”

The shocked pastor was said to have
repeated the announcement for the second time, and the light-complexion
woman again answered “no” in a thunderous voice, to the bewilderment of
the entire congregation.

She further narrated how the groom
proposed to marry her in 2017, after a courtship that lasted for seven
years, but that the relationship did not produce any child.

The enraged woman told the congregation that she entered into a covenant with Dele before the church altar where he worshiped.

According to her, “He (Dele) no longer picked my calls. He abandoned me. Why? What did I do to you?”

new bride who watched helplessly as her joy and hope faded, collapsed
on her seat, while Dele, who was clad in a cream-coloured suit on black
trousers​ and a pair of glasses, broke down in tears.

Turmoil pervaded the entire neighborhood, following the suspension of the wedding ceremony by the officiating pastor.

of the invitees accused the presiding pastor of failing to carryout a
background check on the couple, whereas others blamed the unfortunate
incident on the sexual recklessness of the groom.

A member of the
church who did not want to be named, claimed that the groom was sighted
at the birthday celebration of his ex-lover just few weeks ago.

She added that tears were seen on Dele’s eyes even before the commencement of the wedding ceremony.

to her, “The best man who was highly embarrassed by his action, urged
him to calm down while he used​ a white handkerchief to wipe away his

“Dele attended her birthday few weeks ago. It will
surprise you to know that Dele was still going to see that girl at home.
Why will you do such such thing when your wedding is around the
corner?” She queried.

Two hours after the incident, the
officiating pastor was allegedly given another directive by the
authorities of the church to join the couple who later arrived in a
grey-coloured SUV, in holy matrimony.

Source:- Pmnewsnigeria

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