11259687_10153251329916101_1658457918806218827_nOgechi Ibekwe is from Nigeria (West Africa). Born to an Igbo father and a Yoruba mother;  She spent her growing up years in Lagos and Ile-Ife.  She describes Yoruba as the most passionate language next to Spanish. “Oge” as she likes to be called migrated to the United States In 2011 and tried a corporate stint before falling back on her first love – Poetry, Art, and Fashion… The name Lina OAK is the acronym of her given names – Evalina, Ogechi, Ayobamidele and Kike. She has 2 siblings- Temidayo and Victor Ibekwe.


  1. Very nice, love your name Oge ( could be interpreted as Babe, or indeed Gay {not the negative sex term) love how you compare Yoruba to Spanish. they definitely are both Passionate Languages when spoken and by the Speakers, same could be said of Italian..

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