70-year-old cleric marries 60- year-old woman at Valentine 


CITIZENS COMPASS —A 70-year-old cleric, Edward Muiruri, from the African Inland Church (AIC), has tied the knot with his lover on Valentine’s Day. 

The wedding was held at AIC church, Kiambu.

The cleric became a widower some years back when he lost his former wife to an ailment. 

He exchanged his marriage vows with  Loise Wanjiru in a ceremony attended by family and friends who turned up in large numbers.

The elated husband said that it was a special day since he had stayed for seven years without a companion after losing his late wife.

“I have had to endure alot while alone for seven years after I lost my spouse. It has not been an easy journey to stay without companionship at my age,” Muiruri said.

Wanjiru said that she had also been single for a long time and God has answered her prayers of having a husband.

  “I feel young once more and it is a joyous moment for me especially having had to wed on Valentine’s Day,” she said.

The couple however advised young people to take their time and know their partners and not rush into making decisions that would lead to domestic violence or loss of lives due to marital differences.

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