A man, identified as Thomas Obi aka Majar who died in a motor accident has been buried on his wedding day.
The burial took place on Thursday, December 30, 2021 in Boki Local Government.
The victim had died in an accident in Nko, Yakurr LGA of Cross River State while he was travelling to Calabar for his marriage preparation.
The wedding was to take place in December 30th and 31st, 2021, unfortunately the groom died before he could tie the knot.
A cousin to the deceased, George Odok shared the incident on Facebook.
He wrote: “Tears upon tears as my cousin brother is buried on his supposed wedding day
“Oh, dead, why the sudden surface, why did you come now to claim away the life of my dear first cousin brother, Mr Thomas Obi, a.k.a Majar?
“Your marriage was fixed for Dec. 30th and 31st in Boki, but sadly, it turned out to be your day of eternal Majar
“My dear late cousin brother, you travelled to Calabar to make proper arrangement for the marriage and to pick some valuables needed for the wedding, only for you to be struck by an accident in Nko community in Yakurr LGA, and you were the only passenger that died at the spot on December 13.
“Can we question God for this painful demise? Oh, no, we cant question God, because he gives and takes according to his divine time-table.
“What about your spouse, who was to wear her wedding gown today to be officially handed over to you in marriage? Oh no, this is a sad one! What about your children, what about your immediate family, extended family, friends and associate? This is one death too painful to behold.
“People have travelled from far and near to attend your wedding, to celebrate with you, to say congratulations on your happy holy matrimony, to watch you kiss your wife, but sadly, with tears in our eyes, we are rather seeing your lifeless corpse.
“Words have failed me, oh dear Majar, I wish we could bring you back to life by neutralising yourDecember
“May you rest with the Lord!”.