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Edo State Set To Stand Still For Their New First Lady (Photos)

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Today Friday, May 15, 2015 all roads leads to Iyamho community, Etsako West council area of Edo state, the home of political stronghold of former President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole, as he marries Miss Lara Forte.

The Ethiopian young lady, who is a former model and air hostess, is expected to be the center of focus as former Head of State General Yakubu Gowon, eX-presidents, Ibrahim Babangida, General Abdulsalam Abubakar, and the President- elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari storm the state today to grace the historic ceremony.

Also, expected to arrive the state for the event are APC National leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, the party's national chairman, Chief John Oyegun, Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi, Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State, Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, other top politicians, captains of industry, labour leaders, the clergy and activists, as well as associates of the governor.

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It was gathered that the registry marriage will take place in Auchi, headquarters of Etsako West Local Government area and will be followed by a grand and sumptuous reception slated for the guests at Iyamho, the governor's country home. Findings further revealed that all hotels in Auchi , Ekpoma, Uromi and other nearby towns have been fully booked ahead of the arrival of guests.

According to the wedding invitation to dignitaries, Governor Oshiomhole was quoted to have written: “While looking forward to the honour of your distinguished presence, I sincerely crave your pardon for the rather short notice.

Please accept the renewed assurances of my highest esteem.” Governor Oshiomhole.
The Governor resolved to remarry after about five years that his wife and First Lady of the state, Clara, died.

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