Nigerian man holds elaborate wedding ceremony for his orphaned driver of 15 years in Ibadan (photos)

Nigerian man holds elaborate wedding ceremony for his orphaned driver of 15 years in Ibadan (photos)

When Jeremiah Edet applied to be a driver, he never knew he will end up as a child of his boss but with providence, he was received as one.

A Nigerian man is been celebrated for the kind of support he gave to his driver of over 15 years when he decided to pick a wife.

Yomi Badejo Okusanya, President of African Public Relations Association (APRA), showered love and money on his driver Jeremiah Edet like a father will do to his beloved son on his wedding day.

According to the person who shared the news on Facebook, Nkechi Alli-Balogun, a foremost female PR practitioner who was also a guest at the wedding, Jeremiah has been a selfless driver and has become a member of the Badejo-Okusanya family.

Though Jeremiah is said to be an orphan, Nkechi said even if his parents were to be alive, they might not do as much as YBO as Yomi Badejo Okusanya is popularly known.

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The president of APRA was said to have even invited the high and the mighty to Ibadan for the wedding.

Edet got married to a Yoruba lady in Ibadan on Saturday, April 13.

In a similar event, had reported the story of Zion Oshiobugie who had gone to serve a man named Nnamdi Onyeka and his wife Stephanie Onyeka. He started working for the family 14 years ago in December 2004, and his experience with them was life changing.

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Rather than be treated as a houseboy or a second class citizen, Zion was said to have been catered for thoroughly. The Onyekas sent him through school and secure for him a good future. The family who lived in Warri, Delta state, gave this former houseboy a solid educational background. Four years later, Zion left this family but given the way they impacted on his life, he has not forgotten them in a hurry. To appreciate his former boss for all his help, the now successful Zion took to Facebook to share his story.

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