Solemnization of Holy Matrimony between INQUIRER reporter, Charles B. Yates and Ms. Hadiatu Shaw was held yesterday at the Christ Embassy Church on the Duport Road, Paynesville, outside Monrovia. The ceremony which brought together hundreds of relatives, friends, as well as workmates was officiated by the Senior Pastor of Christ Embassy Church, Rev. Alfred W. Mayson and Pastor Charles Kollie, Assistant Pastor of the Church.
In his exhortation, Rev. Mayson reminded the newly wedded couple that love is unending and marriage is for people who are prepared to undergo whatsoever is required of married persons.
Rev. Mayson admonished Mr. and Mrs. Yates not to listen to gossips as such will only destroy their wedlock because the gossipers will go rejoicing for achieving their evil motives. He called on Mr. Yates and his wife Hadiatu to always remember God in whatsoever they do in life.
In remarks, the Managing Editor of The INQUIRER, Mr. Philip N. Wesseh admonished the couple to work together as a team as they take care of their family. He said now that Yates and Hadiatu have come together as one, they must remember that everything about them must be one as there is no secret between two wedded persons.
The wedding which was described as the 'Wedding of the 'REDS' brought together six beautiful ladies and six handsome young men as the bridal party in the wedding between Mr. and Mrs. Yates. The colorful Red Wedding was held on the lovers' day, Valentine Day.