Man who met his wife on 1st day of school recounts how their love journey began

Man who met his wife on 1st day of school recounts how their love journey began

- Young Ghanaian husband and father, David Dei Awuku, has recounted how he met his wife, Nana Adjoa Hagan Dei, at Ashesi University

- The former Starr FM employee said he met his wife on the first day on campus

- Sharing his love life and marital journey, David said they are learning more about each other every day

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A young Ghanaian man, David Dei Awuku, who met his wife Nana Adjoa Hagan Dei on campus at Ashesi University, has disclosed how their love story began.

Recounting the journey of their relationship, David revealed he and his wife met on the first day of school.

David said:

''We met on the first day of school, she was the first person to arrive at English Bootcamp, a pre-college preparatory program to help bring us up-to-speed with Ashesi’s curriculum. This was in 2009."

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We met on the first day - Ghanaian man who met wife on campus reveals how they met
David said he met his wife on the first day of school. Image:
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The former Starr FM employee disclosed they were the only two who had arrived on campus, so naturally, they whipped up a conversation, and after realising they had a lot of friends in common, things sort of begun to pick up from there.

The duo did not exchange contact details till two weeks after their first meeting.

He said:

''We had struck a growing friendship by then, and we were already working on something good.''

While on campus during the four-year programme, Dei Awuku and Nana Adjoa Hagan managed to spend a lot of time together, including studying together and being pals with the same circle of friends.

He disclosed:

"Maturity was a key component in our relationship when we started going out, we were both only 19, and by the time we were graduating from Ashesi, we were between 23 and 24 years old."

Three years after they graduated from Ashesi University, Awuku proposed to Adjoa and the pair tied the knot in January 2017.

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The lovebirds are now rounding off with law school, expecting to be called to Bar.

As a couple, they try to live every day as a learning experience, including learning to build a family and working towards starting up businesses and perhaps a law practice.

He concluded:

''For now, though, we’re learning more and more about each other every day.''

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In other news, relationship and mental expert Blessing Okoro Nkiruka has advised men to stop dating or thinking about marrying hungry women.

According to her, such characters come into the relationship or marriage to eat.

Okoro underpinned that there are so many hungry women out there looking for men with means to feed them under the disguise of relationships.


Tunde Ososanya, a editor, is a graduate of Mass Communication from the Nigerian Institute of Journalism. He's passionate about what he does and finds fulfillment in informing the people. Ososanya is the author of Later Tonight: a Collection of Short Stories.

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