It has gone viral on the media space that the dame of Nigerian politics and former senator, Florence Ita-Giwa is giving her daughter, Koko’s hand in marriage to her friend’s son. What’s fresh however is the proposal letter the ex-lawmaker got penultimate Sunday from her in-law to be. The letter was extended to the former senator in consonance with tradition and it seeks to get approval of the bride-to-be’s parents approval for the family of the groom-to-be to visit for a formal introduction The lucky young man is Chimaobi Shawcross Obioha Jnr, one of the sons of the late Chief Shawcross Godwin Moore Obioha & Barrister Evelyn Shawcross Obioha. The gangling bachelor has a master’s degree in International Business from The Coventry University, England. Koko also schooled in the United Kingdom and she recently finished her Master’s degree.
Chimaobi and Koko have been courting for seven years and the two families gave a nod to the romance that’s blossoming into marriage. There had been an agreement of some sorts between the families to allow Koko to conclude her master’s before marriage. Now that she’s done with academics, next in line is the September 20 talk of the town wedding. Indications are rife that Florence Ita-Giwa’s annual Red Ball for Bakassi Charity event may not hold this year because of her only child’s wedding. Koko who spends most of her time abroad in the last couple of months, did a foundation law course in Cambridge. She studied International Relations for her first degree and International Development for her master’s degree. She has also worked at Industrial and General Insurance Company. On the other hand, Koko has a thriving hair care business on Banana Island, Lagos called “Hair by Koko” with an impressive number of top notch patrons. The Sun