Marriage & Family
Innocent met his lovely wife of 23 years, Josephine (a feminist and women’s rights activist) in September 1996. Referred to as the 1st human rights couple in Nigeria, as they were the first activists to meet on the job and get married, Josephine and Innocent to all who knew them were inseparable.
In planning their wedding, they operated on the philosophy of equal founders and equal joiners’’. They both moved from their respective apartments into a place they jointly found and set up. Josephine and Innocent are blessed with three lovely children – Chidinma Ekanem, Amarachi Itu, and Nkechi Ama.