For Idris and Zainab, despite the ups and downs, the highs and low, running out of Love was never an option. Zainab’s maid of
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However, a friendship began to form between them – despite the distance; Idris was in Lagos at the time and Zainab in Manchester. In this friendship, they found themselves growing together and so it was only natural for something more than friendship to start between them.
But we all know life and know how Zainab likes drama for her entertainment. In the last seven years, life has taken these two on so many journeys, both geographically, mentally and in relationships. They have coupled up and uncoupled, they have had misunderstandings and shared understandings, they have moved on and moved back together.
Life allowed them to see everything possible that is out there and it is in doing this they truly found themselves longing for that home; that home that they had found in each other. And so on January 27, 2018, Idris, the prophet, redid that proposal but this time on one knee, with a ring, in the presence of friends and family, and to a very emotional Zainab.
They say relationships take work and in the case of Zainab and Idris, this has been true. But the beautiful thing about them is that even when they are on autopilot because they are naturally at home, their relationship can still drive itself successfully.