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‘It feels refreshing to be in love’ – Tunde Owokoniran


Handsome actor Tunde Owokoniran popularly known as Tilapia is a happy man. He proposed to his long time girlfriend a couple of weeks back. They had their introduction on Sunday, January 24, 2016. ENCOMIUM Weekly had a chat with the talented actor on how he found love.


Congratulations on your introduction, how does it feel?

It feels refreshing. I am feeling like a new human because I am aware of the numerous responsibilities that come with being engaged. I was fresh out from an heartbreak, I had decided not to go into any relationship and stay focused on my career but along the line, I met her. We started off as friends and we had a chemistry so we began. Initially, I wasn’t sure but with time we grew to love each other.

with  Odunlade Adekola

with Odunlade Adekola

How long have you known each other?

We have been dating for more than three years now.

How did you propose to her?

She was scheduled to fly back from school and I told my best friend I want to propose to my girl and we started planning it. We concluded and when she came out of the airport. I said I will propose to her publicly and I did it successfully.

Tell us about her?

Her name is Oluwatunmise Akinwinsola. She is from Ondo state, Ile Oluji. She’s a nursing student at Exess County College New Jersey, USA.

When is the nikkai taking place?

The nikkai by the special grace of God will take place in May this year.

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