Bride abscond on her wedding day in Ondo
A day of joy for a young couple and their families was turned into sadness after the bride absconded few minutes to her wedding.
Punch reports that the incident happened on Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Ondo town, Ondo State, after Orimoloye failed to show up at the church for the wedding.
Although the reason for the bride's action could not be ascertained, her whereabouts is still yet to be known just as the two families have been thrown into confusion after efforts to find her has remained abortive.
A family source who spoke on the strange disappearance of the bride said the couple began their wedding program in December 2016 at the residence of the bride’s parents as both families met for the traditional wedding, with Saturday, April 8, fixed for the wedding and consummation of the marriage.
A friend of the groom who was supposed to be one of the groomsmen explained that all arrangements had been concluded and the church service was to hold at a Celestial Church of Christ branch in Ondo when Orimoloye disappeared.
"All was well with the groom and the bride until that Saturday morning when Taiwo disappeared to an undisclosed location. Since then, she has remained incommunicado,” the friend said.
Another source reported that the mother of the bride slumped and fainted when the news of the disappearance of her daughter was broken to her and was rushed to the Ondo State Specialist Hospital where she was placed on admission.
The runaway bride's phone was said to have been switched shortly after she absconded and calls put to the phone could not go through.
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