Ogbonna who went by Christopher Kanu in his soccer career, is a retired footballer like his brother Kanu Nwankwo and played for teams including Inter Milan and Ajax.
The pair have been dating since last year. They spent her birthday in March together at Labadi Beach Hotel, Accra, Ghana.
Her followers figured out who he was after she shared that she was spending her birthday with “her boo” on her blog.
Excited big sister Linda Ikeji posted the video on her Instagram page, and said,
Congrats to my beautiful lil sister @lauraikeji.. she just got engaged. I tap into your blessing. So happy for you!
Proud big sis is the one in the background screaming “Yayyy! Yayyy! My sister is getting married o” in the video. We’re sure it’ll be a 2017 wedding to remember.
Here’s the video of the special moment!
Here’s a mini-family portrait after the proposal –