A video showing Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, dancing at her first son, Uzodinma Iweala’s wedding has gone viral.
On Sunday in Heidelberg, Germany, Uzodinma Iweala and his partner, Lotte Elsa, exchanged vows.
In the video, Okonjo-Iweala and her new daughter-in-law were seen dancing to a variety of Nigerian songs.
Aunt to the groom, Njide Udochi, shared videos from the ceremony on her Facebook page on Sunday.
She wrote: “As Nigerians and Ndigbo, there is no marriage unless we as a community celebrate our traditional marriage rites, Igba Nkwu Nwanyi. So, in Heidelberg, Germany, we married our wife.
“It takes a village, and Uzo and Lotte had their village there to honour and celebrate them. Another day of #celebratinglove #HonoringTraditions #celebratingcommunity
“So grateful to all our extended family and friends who came from all over the world to honour our family and tradition today.
“Congratulations to the entire Iweala family and Ndi Umuda Isingwu. Congratulations to the Goos family of Heidelberg, Germany.
“To our newest couple, Uzodinma Iweala and Lotte Elsa. May you continue to find true happiness in each other. Love you both!”