Their love blossomed from an early childhood friendship into a beautiful ever after.
Kamdi always knew what he wanted and he set his mind to get. From the very early stages of their relationship, he always made his intentions of marrying Sommie very clear and amongst other attributes, she loved his confidence and the man he was very dearly.
Congratulations to the lovely couple, Love BellaNaija Weddings!
~ Pre-Wedding | Keziie Photography
How They Met
As told be the Bride, Sommie
Our families have known each other for the longest time.
The relationship goes as far back as our grandparents being good friends. Kamdi and I grew up knowing each other.
Most times, we went to the same birthday parties, same family gatherings and we actually attended the same secondary school. However, I was closer to his sisters and he was same to my older brother.
In December 2010, I came to Nigeria to spend the Christmas holiday with my family in Enugu. I went over to Kamdi’s family house to see one of his sisters and there he was.
We hadn’t seen or spoken in years! So we talked for a long while, caught up on each other’s lives, exchanged blackberry pins and spoke back and forth for the rest of the holiday.
At the time, Kamdi had just moved back to Nigeria to start his National Youth Service Corps year. After a fun two weeks of Christmas, it was time for me to head back to University.
Kamdi and his family had spent a few days in their village in Abia State so we hadn’t seen each other in the days leading up to my return.
A day before leaving for Abuja to catch my flight out of the country, he made sure his family left the village early enough so he could get back to Enugu in time to see me.
He came over to my house, we talked for a bit and said our goodbyes. It was the best goodbye ever *wink*.
On my flight back, Kamdi formally asked me to be his girlfriend and I said yes. Such a gentleman *smiles*. This was January 2nd, 2011.
We started off with a mostly long distance relationship for three and a half years mixed in with him moving to the UK for his Masters at a University an hour away from me.
Early on in our relationship, he made his intentions of marrying me very clear and amongst other attributes, I loved and still love his confidence. Afterward, he and I moved back to Nigeria at different times and continued to build our love for one another.
On the 26th of November, 2015, he asked me to spend the rest of my life with him and of course, I said yes! It was the best feeling knowing I would be his wife.
Fast forward to the 6th of January 2017, we became Mr. and Mrs. Uko!
~ White Wedding | Keziie Photography
~ Traditional Wedding | Photography: Tachi Studio
Photography: Keziie Photography | @keziie
Dress: Esposa Dubai | @esposagroup
Makeup: Titi of Hermosaa Makeup and Nail Studio | @hermosaa_ng
Hair: Bernard O | @bernardsmiless
Reception Dress: Zizi Cardow | @zizicardow
Bridesmaids Dresses: Tubo | @tubo_
Bouquet: Ball Events Concepts Company | @balleventsconcepts
Planner: Bisola of TrendyBEEvents | @bisolatrendybee
Tux: Enzo Custom | @enzocustom
Mothers Makeup: Titi of Hermosaa Makeup and Nail Studio|@hermosaa_ng
Photography: Tachi Studio | @tachistudio
Makeup & Gele: Titi of Hermosaa Makeup and Nail Studio | @hermosaa_ng
Jewelry & Beads: Bride’s mother
Hair: Adaeze Ndigwe(a bridesmaid)
Bride’s Red Outfit & Blue Outfit: Kwamuhle Fabrics | @temiladyofkwamuhle
Bride’s White and Gold George: Mishanda
Groom’s Isiagu: Zeof