The bride who failed to show up for her wedding ceremony on Saturday in Ondo town , Ondo State , Miss Taiwo Orimoloye, has called her parents from Osogbo, the capital of Osun State , according to a source close to the family.
Taiwo failed to show up for the church service on her wedding day, disappointing her husband to -be and many guests who attended the wedding.
Her parents and the family of the groom knew nothing about her whereabouts.
However, a resident of Christ Land area in Oka , Ondo, where the Taiwo ’s parents live, on condition of anonymity disclosed that the ‘runaway’ bride had called her parents on a different telephone line, informing them of her whereabouts.
The resident said, “ She has called her parents on a telephone line on Monday where she told them that she was in Osogbo. Her call, as a matter of fact has doused the tension in her family.
“ Everybody in the family is now happy that she is alive hale and hearty. ”
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The reason for the action of the bride was unknown as at the press time but it was gathered that the development caused confusion in both families as all efforts to know the whereabouts of Taiwo by the groom’ s family proved abortive.
It was also gathered that many guests were in a state of disbelief over the action of the bride.
A family source said the couple began the marriage rites in December 2016 at the residence of bride’s parent with a traditional introduction ceremony. The church wedding was however, fixed for S aturday, April 8, 2017.
He added that there was no premonition that the final part of the wedding would not hold.
A friend of the groom, who did not want his name in the print, explained that all arrangements had been concluded and the church service was to be held at a Celestial Church of Christ in the ancient town but every one was surprised with the alleged disappearance of the bride.
He said , ” All was well with the groom and the bride until Saturday morning when Taiwo failed to turn up for the occasion and since then she has remained incommunicado. ”
Another source narrated that the mother of the bride slumped when the news of her daughter’s disappearance was broken to her . She was said to have been rushed to the Ondo State Specialist Hospital, Ondo.