On December 30th, 2012 , all roads led to the traditional ceremony of Ngozi and Chika in Umukehi, Orji Uratta. The Odunze family of Ifakala in Mbaitoli fulfilled traditional rites to seek the consent of the Okorie family for their daughters hand in marriage. Ngozi is a staff of Globacom while the groom, Chika is the CEO of Quantum Integrated Systems, U.K.
In an exclusive with IMO STATE BLOG.com , the couple shared their love story.
Every love story has a beginning; tell us about your first meeting.
It all started in 2002. his cousin introduced us. But before we saw each other,we would spend hours on the phone. And that was for over 6months. So I’d say we became good friends before we eventually met .
When you eventually met, what were the qualities that attracted both of you to each other?
Ngozi: Back in 2002, I was naïve then , so the attraction was probably “one cute guy” that was all over me . But right now I’d say its his good heart , he is very patient . He is a “good man ” .
Chika: Her intelligence and smartness . She is elegant and knows how to take care of a man …
What is the best advise you have received so far from friends and family?
Never let a third party into ur home.
When is the Church wedding?
We haven’t decided on the dates yet , but between June and August . It would be a summer wedding (In London).
What made you decide to have your wedding in London?
To enable friends and colleagues in diaspora attend , as most of them couldn’t make it to the traditional wedding, to share in our joy.
MEMORABLE MOMENTS FROM THE CEREMONY
Behind the scenes with Bride & friends + more!
In a joint statement sent to IMO STATE BLOG.com, Ngozi and Chika expressed their profound gratitude to friends and family who witnessed their traditional wedding ceremony.
We appreciate all your support , gestures and most especially your presence . May the Good Lord meet you at the point of all your needs Amen.
Here’s wishing the couple a fruitful & peaceful union.