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Chika Umeh Weds Jackson Ike

Chika Umeh Weds Jackson Ike

A friend of mine invited me to a wedding outside London in May 2007. I was not keen but decided to use the opportunity to catch up with her. At the wedding hall, the topic of men came up and as usual my friend started teasing me about being too fussy and asked me to point out any guy that I would consider my” type”. I pointed to Jackson (Onyi) and said “that one but I prefer them dark not fair“.

Jackson and his friend later came to our table but we did not speak during the event. When it was time to leave, he suddenly asked for my number and I said NO! (Talk about hard to get)

The next day, my friend calls to beg for my number… something about Jackson wanting to be friends. I eventually gave in and saw no harm in it. It went on from there, we became close and three years later he proposed!

By Jackson
I met Chi at a wedding, she came around with a mutual friend. She didn’t seem very keen on talking to me when I walked over to their table but she kept looking at me (with style). I did try collecting her number in order to start the stinging process (LOL)  but she wasn’t having it. I eventually got her number from our mutual friend, called her up and managed to get her talking (we spoke for over 6hrs..Vodafone did have a good laugh).

We met up at Oxford Station and went on a trip to Birmingham (not sure at what point I asked her out); the rest is history. We became close and really worked hard to get to where we are today. I would forever be grateful to God for making it all possible.

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