Professor Mark Nwagwu and his wife celebrate an awe-inspiring 55th wedding anniversary today, June 30 2017 and we can’t help but admire them.

The Prof, who was once with the University of Ibadan and Helen, his wife, cut a celebratory cake for the milestone they just reached in their marriage which began in 1962!

In a post on his Facebook page, the elderly man writes: "to the greater glory of God, Helen & Mark…

55 years after our wedding. Too much, way too much to thank God for."

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Awwww… the longevity of this marriage is just all shades of goals through and through. Big congrats to them.

And did you know that the couple’s anniversary this year [their 55  is known as the 'Emerald anniversary?

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