Photos/Video: From Facebook friend request to a romantic proposal, Nigerian couple's love story


Awele Nwokolo met Afam JohnPaul Nwokolo after he sent her a friend request on Facebook three years ago.

Once she accepted his request and confirmed that they aren’t related, as they both have same last name, he told her to send her house address and her mom’s phone number because as soon as he arrived back in Nigeria, he was going to tell her  parents he’s going to marry their daughter! 

Fast forward to January, 2017, he popped the question with a beautiful diamond ring. Their meeting was trailed with some coincidences…they both bear the same surname, Nwokolo, their fathers are from…

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