Sad! Man dies on his wedding day in Jos
There was sadness in Lamingo, Jos, Plateau state capital, after a groom-to-be Samuel Yarling died while preparing for his wedding today March 21.
Within Nigeria gathered that Yarling who was set to marry his fiancée, Helen Weze, a nurse, at ECWA Church Seminary had gone to pick his wedding suit at his sister’s house when he fell on the ground and had a slight bruise on his head.
Samuel was treated at a nearby patent medicine store before leaving for a guest house where he was expected to sleep in. However upon arriving the guest house, he began vomiting uncontrollably. Samuel who was then rushed to Bingham University Teaching Hospital for treatment, was confirmed dead on arrival.
According to a family member, the bride-to-be, Helen is currently on admission at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital (BHUT) after going into shock on learning about her soon-to-be husband’s death.
The couple’s wedding was scheduled to hold at ECWA Seminary Church Faringada, Jos. Meanwhile late Samuel’s friends have taken to Facebook to mourn his death.
Nathaniel Audu wrote;
Samuel Yarling was my colleague while at the Airtel Customer Care Centre. He was a jovial jolly good fellow.
We kept in touch even after ‘retiring’ from the call center we chatted and often joked about life and marriage.
Recently his pre-wedding pictures sprung up and i was super happy for him. I teased him and we laughed after which i wished him well.
Today was meant to be one of his happiest days but as fate would have it, he slummed and died today while getting ready for the great event.
Its been a day of sober reflection. Life is empty. Life is full of mysteries. May God heal and console all those grieving around the world.
May he grant us the wisdom to number our days and be straight in our dealings. Indeed this is not our home.
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Macky Moses wrote;
WHAT A WORLD!
A groom-to-be, Mr Samuel Yarling, of Lamingo, Jos, has reportedly died on his wedding day leaving his bride-to-be and both families devastated.
The wedding which was slated for March 21 been today,at the ECWA Church Seminary, had sent two families into mourning after the sudden death of the groom.
Late Yarling was set to marry his beautiful damsel, Miss Helen Weze, a nurse, who according to the family is currently on admission at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital (BHUT) after going into shock, on learning about her soon-to-be husband’s death.
In similar development, a man identified as Felix Rwang Danjuma, a native of Rim district in Riyom Local Government Area of Plateau State, died at the Jos University Teaching Hospital (JUTH) – two hours after his wedding on Saturday April 13, 2019.
The Late Mr. Felix, who was 45 years old, died wearing his wedding suit while the bride was heading home in her wedding gown when the shocking news reached her.