True love stories exist. What could be more romantic than getting married to your University sweetheart, and having the wedding of your dreams? That’s what Adebimpe and Olayinka got! They sealed their love at a beautiful traditional engagement and a court registry wedding.
In the University, romance and studying often mix, but not all of them end up happily ever after! Today’s real-life Nigerian wedding features a sweet couple, who started out as University sweethearts. If you’re presently planning your wedding or helping someone plan theirs, this wedding story is full of inspiration and planning advice from the bride. The couple looked lovely in their traditional engagement attire and white wedding outfits. Read their true love story and about their wedding day experience below – how they met, how he proposed and how they planned the wedding.
Finding the One: How They Met
From the bride: We first met in the middle of April 2010 – we were both studying at Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State. It was my first year and he was in his third. We met at an outing event organized for new students and got talking, became friends., and later started a relationship which brought us here.
The Marriage Proposal: How He Popped the Question
He proposed July 2014. We were at his place, watching a Nigerian love movie on Africa Magic. And then, when they got to a part in the movie where the actor proposed to his girlfriend, he paused the movie and asked me to spend the rest of my life with him. I said “YES”.