Temitope & Ayoola travelled abroad to further their studies in the same Uni. During the international students tour, the two met and they are happy they are from the same country. There is a kind of feeling you have as an international student when you see your Nigerian folks! Ayoola happens to be a friend to Temi’s friend and they say a simple ‘hello’ to each other any time they meet. Ayo wanted more than a friendship with Temi, so as fate would have it, when Temi was hungry one day, Ayo luckily had biscuits in his bag and offered Temi some. What a genius gesture! Ever since the biscuit encounter, the two became quixotically inseparable……..
We are happy to bring you their colorful wedding pictures beautifully captured by Soji Oni……click HERE for their awesome pre-wedding pictures.
How We Met
We met at Graduate school in 2009. As my mother always says, we were sent to school for a masters degree, and we decided to come home with an additional degree, lol.
Our initial (albeit uneventful) meeting was at the induction ceremony for all international students. I was with a Nigerian friend, and he came to talk to us (talk about close marking, lol). We all talked for a little while about settling in, and went our different ways. I saw him a around after that a couple of times, but just always said hello from a distance.
About two months into Uni, I was given one long project which made me go to the library every other day (I really don’t like libraries), and on one boring Sunday, out of the blues, I found him there, head buried in his books (I discovered later that he always has his head in books). We got talking, and he offered me Biscuit because I said I was hungry, and that was how we became friends.
We gradually started to hang out with the same set of friends, as the Nigerian people started to find one another, and one day in February, 2010, we were invited to a party by one of our Nigerian friends. For some strange reason, we stuck together throughout the whole party, and danced like hell!!!. I should have realized that I fell in love that day, because I didn’t even notice how much of a bad dancer he was, lol.
We became inseparable after that day, and we were everywhere together. We came to Nigeria Easter 2010, and then went with a set of friends on a short trip to Blackpool. I got really cranky because I felt like we were getting to close for comfort (before he chases other men away, lol)- and so I asked him what he wanted from me, and with a totally clueless look on his face goes ‘I thought we were dating’. I didn’t even know how to respond to that, lol.
Anyways, we left Blackpool as a couple, it’s been a totally awesome since then and here we are now!
Loving You Makes Me A Better Woman
Today, I will marry my best friend, the one I laugh with, the one I live for, the one I dream with, and the one I love. The one who has shown me that the only one happiness in life is to love and to be loved. We are two souls with a single thought, two hearts that beat as one, because whatever souls are made off, his and mine are the same.
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