A former secondary school teacher, Sammy Anslem Chuks, has tied the knot with one of his former students, Stephanie, in Agbor, Delta state.
Ika Weekly Newspaper reports that the groom, Sammy, disclosed that he met his wife, Stephanie Ebere Odili, at the Orient Academy Group of Schools, Boji-Boji Owa, where he did his Teaching Practice (TP) in 2013.
Sammy revealed that at the time, he taught economics at the school while Stephanie was the head girl.
“It was dream come true that I married Stephanie whom I have so admired and cherished as one of my students. What started like a child’s play has come to reality. Indeed, I feel fulfilled that finally I got married to her, my dream wife as secondary school student. Sincerely, I want appreciate the Nigerian education system which has brought us together as husband and wife.
“My wife remains the best achievement I got during my teaching practice time, despite the fact that TP teachers are not paid for their service. I left Orient Academy Group of School finding my missing rib. Continuing, the latest groom in town enjoined youths who see education as scam to desist, adding that education gave him the best gift in life, which is his wife.
In all, my wife is a huge blessing to me. And I thank God for giving the grace to wait for her to finish her secondary and higher education. Conclusively, the love which we share has kept us together that despite the long waiting, we have not given up on each other”, Sammy said.