Sights from Ifeanyi and Chioma Onu-Wogu’s Traditional Wedding in Owerri

Oct 12, 2015 | Fashion

Traditional weddings are such a delightful event/experience.. Nigeria has different cultures and traditions spanning throug the vast geographical zones..

Last weekend, I had the pleasure of travelling to Owerri in Imo State (Eastern Nigeria) for the traditional wedding of Ifeanyi-Onu Wogu and Chioma Eke. Ifeanyi is a really dear cousin and I was super excited to go witness him wed his lady love..

Unfortunately, I missed some of the exciting bits  such as the bride’s first outfit ..and finding her groom in the crowd.. All so quaint and very romantic.. but still ..I managed to get some pictures!


The picture below captures the grooms dad praying/giving the couple his blessings.. It is usually quite an emotional moment at traditional marriages..















L-R: Sir(Dr) Onu-Wogu, Lady Stella Wogu and guest







Sir and Lady Onu-Wogu

The bride’s Dad, Mr Eke, blessed/prayed for the couple as well.. See image below..

brides parents

Mr Eke blesses the couple


Another major highlight was the cake;  Shaped like a calabash and bible, a healthy mix of cultural traditions infused with religion (Christianity).

Ifeanyi and Chioma cut their cake. On a side-note?? How gorgeous is the bride!! She is so pretty!


L-R: Ifeanyi and Chioma Onu-wogu



The entertainment was live!! We had really fit dancers dressed in interesting “warriors” outfits..


Entertainment: The dance trio! They were something!



The groom with the dancers:



The couple!

The Couple!!

Wondering what guests wore?? I managed to get a picture  of the friends of the couple :




The Esimogu’s. L-R: Ikenna, Oby, Kelechi, Oke and Richard

and pictured below is yours ever truly in a beaded  Ankara Dress by EreDappa, accessorised with Coral beads..


Ezinne Chinkata

Ezinne and her parents: Forster and Clara Chinkata

Ezinne and her parents: Forster and Clara Chinkata

Ezinne flanked by the Couple

Ezinne flanked by the Couple

Little Chiemeka  broke all the ladies hearts in his darling traditional attire!! Mine included.. He happens to be my godson (proud God-mother moment)!!


Chiemeka Esimogu

Selfies reign supreme.. Even at traditional events..

L-R: Ezinne Chinkata, Chioma Onu Wogu(THE Bride) and Nina Esimogu (Brides sister-inlaw)

L-R: Ezinne Chinkata, Chioma Onu Wogu(THE Bride) and Nina Esimogu (Brides sister-inlaw)


The End!!!














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