State House has announced that President Peter Mutharika, 74 will wed his long time friend and confidant former MP Grace Maseko at a private ceremony to be held at St. Michael and All Angels Church in Blantyre on Saturday June 21 2014.
Thereafter, a family reception will be held at the Mutharika’s family home at Ndata Farm in Thyolo District.
“The State House is pleased to inform all Malawians about the traditional wedding of His Excellency State President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika to his long time best friend and confidant Madam Gertrude Hendrina Maseko,” reads a statement issued on Friday.
“A private ceremony to bless the wedding will take place on Saturday 21st June, 2014 at St Michaels and All Angels CCAP Church in Blantyre. Thereafter a family reception will be held in the village, at the Mutharika family home at Ndata farm in Thyolo districT.”
Mutharika is “a widower of 30 years” having lost his wife.
He was married to Christophine G. Mutharika from the Caribbean who died of cancer.
Together they had three children, two girls and a boy – Monique, Moyenda and Mahopela – who are all “prominent” lawyers in the US.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :