One of Kenya's most eligible bachelors, Foreign Minister Dr. Njoroge Mungai, was married last Friday?
GV & SV Saint Andrew's Church.
SV President Kenyatta entering Church.
SV Bridegroom arriving.
SCU Bride entering Church.
Sv Bride joining groom at altar.
SV Priest PAN to couple.
SV ZOOM in bride and groom at altar.
SV Stained glass windows.
SV Couple leaving Church.
SV Kenyatta PAN to bride and groom.
SV Bride and groom past crowd.
CU Kenyatta waving from car PAN to couple.
SV Dancers PAN to bride and groom in car. (2 shots)
GV Parliament Building.
SV & CU Wedding cake.
SV Bride and groom cutting cake.
EXTERIOS SHOT OF SAINT ANDREWS: PRESIDENT KENYATTA ENTERING CHURCH: MUNGAI ARRIVING: BRIDE ENTERING CHURCH: SHOTS OF CEREMONY AT THE ALTAR: WEDDING PARTY LEAVING CHURCH: SHOTS OF CAKE-CUTTING CEREMONY AT PARLIAMENT BUILDING.
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Background: One of Kenya's most eligible bachelors, Foreign Minister Dr. Njoroge Mungai, was married last Friday (12 May) in Nairobi.
In the presence of President Jomo Kenyatta, Dr. Mungai was wed to former Miss Lillian Njeri Njenga in a half-hour ceremony at Saint andrew's Church.
The bride who is in her twenties is the daughter of a Limuru, Nairobi farmer, Mr. Felix Njenga. The best man was the groom's brother, Mr. Ngethe Njoroge, Kenya's High Commissioner in London.
The ceremony, described in local newspapers as the "wedding of the year," was attended by 2,000 guests and was televised. Prayers were said in English and Kiswahili. Later, the bride and groom and members of the wedding party attended a reception at the Parliament Building.
SYNOPSIS: In Nairobi last Friday, Foreign Minister Njoroge Mungai, one of Kenya's most eligible bachelors, joined the ranks of married men.
Chief among the 2,000 invited guests was President Jomo Kenyatta, seen here entering the Church. He was followed by the bridegroom, Doctor Mungai.
The bride arrived last. She's the former Miss Lillian Njeri Njenga, the daughter of a Limuru, Nairobi farmer. She's in her twenties, and has spent time studying secretarial courses in Britain. The best man was the groom's brother, Mr. Ngethe Njoroge, Kenya's High Commissioner in London.
The half-hour ceremony was televised, and prayers were said in English and Kiswahili.
After the ceremony the couple emerged from the Church, posed for photographs, and were showered with the traditional confetti before leaving in limousines for the reception.
The reception was held on the grounds of the Parliament. There, several hundred guests gathered around the couple for the cake-cutting ceremony.