The National Youth Service Corps, NYSC in Anambra State yesterday celebrated 12 corps members who tied the knot while serving in the state.
The couples, all of 2019 Batch ‘C’ set, said they met at the orientation camp.
The couples names are given as; include Eze Obinna and Oluchi Peace, Henry Nwachoko and Charles Ruth, Oluchukwu Davis, Ahedo Etiosa, Nsofor Obianuju, Ohale Nkemakolam, Ogburie Collins, Nwokearu Chinyeremaka, Bernard Faith Amarachi and Okafor Chukwudi.
NYSC State Coordinator Kehinde Aremu described the event as unique, saying there had never been an assemblage of marriage in the history of the scheme.
He attributed the success story to a conducive environment and the friendly disposition of the people of the state and the government.
One of the couples, Onyema Nwachoko, said he met his wife while praying at the Family House of the Christian Corpers Fellowship.
He thanked Almighty God and the government for creating the NYSC platform.
“Without NYSC, I wouldn’t have met my wife,” Nwachoko said.