A Burundi couple have gone viral for proving true love exists in this modern age…
Charlotte Mukantwari and Gabin Ndayizigiye residents of Burundi’s northern city of Kirundo persevered and pushed through with their wedding after the groom was involved in an accident.
The accident occurred on the 30th of June, only a few days before their arranged wedding date which was originally on the 4th of July 2020.
Gabin Ndayizigiye who was involved in the motor accident said he was touched with his wife’s insistence of pushing through with the marriage despite not knowing if he’ll ever be married again.
Charlotte who have been waiting for forever for her wedding day says she wasn’t gonna allow an accident to stop her.
“I’ve been waiting for that date, facing that challenge was like facing the devils’ temptation, I couldn’t imagine my life after missing it,” Ms. Mukantwari told the BBC Gahuza service.
Tho advised by the officiating minister to ‘dress down’ under the circumstances, Charlotte came dressed in her white wedding gown and accompanied her fiance who was wearing a suit and in a wheel chair.
Charlotte Mukantwari and Gabin Ndayizigiye got married on Saturday the 11th of July, Gabin went back to the hospital after to recuperate.
Here are some pictures of the event….