Meet this couple who wed after 9 years of dating

Meet this couple who wed after 9 years of dating

The Nigerian groom who went viral for using his twin sister as his best man has an even more inspiring love story you need to read.


L - R: Ayotunde Ilesanmi and his lady Busayo in 2009 vs them during their traditional wedding in 2017.

NAIJ.com introduced you to Nigerian pilot and groom Ayotunde Ilesanmi when he used his twin sister as his best man at his wedding.

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Now, the love story between he and his wife is capturing hearts across the internet. His wife, Busayo shared their story on social media saying: "Finally got married to boo of 9 years and 7 months. My beautiful life just started.”


The couple during their court wedding.

“People sometimes ask how we did it. That we have dated for so long. I just smile and say what comes to mind (truth). For eight years, eight months and seven days you were my boyfriend. We have loved, fought, cried, laughed, broken up (indirectly), encouraged each other, and corrected each other, stood by each other through thick and thin.

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"I always boasted that I would never cry because I have waited for this day for long but I did not only cry, I was an onion cutter. Always been called Busayo but a few people knew it was BusAyotunde."


Ayotunde proposed on his twin sister's wedding day.

"You shocked me as you picked a date very dear to everyone’s heart to ask me to marry you (your twin sister’s wedding day). Even when you were far away and it seemed that would be the end of us, we still somehow worked it out."


"I am happy I said yes for the second time and I look forward to the major YES!!! I will always love you my fiancé Ayotunde Ilesanmi. I am ready to travel the world and make cute replicas with you. Being Ruth finally paid off.”

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Ayotunde posted photos of them on his Instagram and said: "So i married my best friend Busayo on Thursday. It was the perfect ceremony we always wanted, 100 people, good food, great ambience and of course a lot of fun.


"You never recover from a good start and we had to put a lot into ensuring we had the perfect start. Thanks to all our friends, families and vendors that made it all perfect. We are grateful to God most importantly for keeping us through it all."

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