Nigerian groom dies in ghastly accident a day after his court wedding and one week to church ceremony


The families of a newly wed couple have been thrown into mourning after the groom died in a ghastly accident a day after his court wedding and one week to the church wedding.

The groom identified as Adewale Adekunle Isaac and four other passengers were killed after an 18-seater bus plunged into Owena river in Aponmu village, Akure South Local Government Area of Ondo state on Sunday, April 18th.

Adewale was said to be returning to Akure with his wife, after their wedding at the Ikoyi Registry on Saturday April 17th.

It was gathered that their church wedding was set to hold on Saturday, April 24th, before the unfortunate incident.

The bride was severely injured in the accident.

A Facebook user identified as Great Ogboru, who was supposed to be Adewale’s best man at the wedding has taken to the platform to mourn his demise.

“I am supposed to be his best man for the wedding…I lost a confidant and supporter today. This wound is forever. Rest on brother.” he wrote

Ayegbo Oladimeji Adeoye, wrote “Good night my brother,( Supervisor Airline field services, Landover Aviation) I don’t know that you are the one shown @7 pm news onTelevision in motor accident in Ondo road (Aponmu) while coming from Lagos.And your wedding is on Saturday in Ile ife. Just discovered my mood changes in church, and I could not wait for 2nd service, not knowing that have dead @ that hour .Good night my brother. Where do I put engagement Rice I bought for you? Good night”

SanVelly said “Jesus! I was at the scene of the accident but I couldn’t even see the victims because I could get too emotional. The manager is a good friend at work (Akure Airport). He was coming from Lagos (Ikoyi) where he did his registry! Wedding to be held this weekend.”