Have you ever wondered why some marriages last for eternity while others crumble after a few months?
While many are struggling to make their marriages work, you cannot help but admire this Nigerian couple in Gelegele, Edo state, who have been married for 70 years.
According to Osagie (dressed in black shirt and a yellow hat) who shared the photos, the couple have been married for 70years
The man and his wife who are said to be the oldest couple in Gelegele, were paid a visit by Benin Solidarity Movement on Wednesday, March 15.
The man is 109 years while his wife is 95 years and they both look so happy.
Their photos were shared by Dion Osagie with the caption: “Today Benin solidarity Movement met the oldest couple from Gelegele. They have been married for over 70 yrs. He is 109 years and she is 95 years old they both said prayers for Benin Solidarity Movement. We know the full story behind Gelegele. It is a Benin land.”
The Benin Solidarity Movement paid the couple a visit on Wednesday, March 15
The husband is 109 years while his wife is 95 years old they both said prayers from Benin Solidarity Movement
Gelegele is one of the most ancient historical Ijaw communities of Ovia North East local government area of Edo state. According to oral history, the name ‘Gelegele” means a place on the hill. It seems to have history and importance entrusted upon it.
Other couples can take a cue from them or don’t you agree?
As a man can you marry an older woman and as a woman can you marry a younger man?