From Classroom Proposal to Legal Union, ABSU Lecturer-Student Romance Unveiled

Witness the journey of Wisdom Anucha, an Abia State University lecturer, and his former student, Novella Grace, from a controversial classroom proposal to a celebrated wedding, sparking discussions on romance within academia.

From Classroom Proposal to Legal Union, ABSU Lecturer-Student Romance Unveiled
a picture of the duo at the proposal (left) and the wedding (right)

In a heartwarming tale that began with a Valentine's Day surprise, Wisdom Anucha, a lecturer at Abia State University, Uturu, proposed to his student Novella Grace in front of their classmates. Photos of the touching moment quickly spread online, sparking both joy and questions about romance in an academic setting.

Despite the criticisms, Anucha and Grace remained steadfast in their love, supported by the university authorities and fellow academics who affirmed the integrity of their relationship within the institution's ethical guidelines.

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On April 6, amidst the solemn atmosphere of Saint Paul’s Anglican Church in Aba, the vibrant heart of Abia State, Anucha and Grace exchanged vows, symbolizing the union of their hearts and minds. The ensuing celebrations at Ngwa High School, Aba, were a testament to the happiness shared by the couple and their loved ones.

Sharing a tender moment captured in a wedding portrait on social media, Anucha reflected on the profound journey from proposal to marriage, drawing inspiration from the biblical theme of companionship.

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“And it came to pass,” he wrote, signifying the fulfillment of their union. “Indeed, it is not good for him to be alone,” he added, echoing the timeless decree of companionship that transcends all circumstances.

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Prior to their official ceremony, Anucha and Grace honored tradition with a traditional marriage celebration, further strengthening their bond with cultural respect and familial blessings.

The ABSU Lecturer-Student Romance serves as a poignant reminder of love's ability to transcend norms and touch hearts, prompting reflection on the interplay between romance and academia in the fabric of human relationships.