Chairman of Sifax Group and SACHOL, Dr Taiwo Afolabi, left nothing to chance as he threw a lavish wedding reception party for his first son, Olayinka Afolabi, and his beautiful heartthrob, Bisola Omisade, at Harbour Point, Wilmot Point Road, Victoria Island, Lagos.
As early as 10 am on the day, The Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos, venue of the wedding, was already filled to the brim with guests, paving the way for the respected father of the bride, Mr Omisakin and her daughter to make a grand entrance into the church.
The bride, shimmering in a fetching mermaid wedding gown and the groom excelling in a well-tailored white suit, exchanged marital vows in the full view of witnesses after which the guests headed to Harbour Point Event Centre for a fantastic reception.
Dr Tokunbo Awolowo, who chaired the occasion, urged the couple to be of good behaviour, adding that patience and understanding were ingredients to a successful marriage.
Compered by A-list comedian, Tee-A, the grand occasion was boosted with scintillating music by the Sugar Band, which welcomed guests. Thereafter, Tuface Idibia, Reekado Bank, Mayourkun, LAX and DJ Lammy also thrilled the guests with electrifying performances.
Different delicacies ranging from continental and intercontinental dishes as well as exotic drinks were made available for refreshments.
Eminent personalities who graced the event were Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosu and wife; Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II; His Royal Majesty, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi and Olori Sekinat Elegushi; Ogun State Commissioner for Industries, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru; Princess Toyin Kolade and husband, Prince Kayode Kolade, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, Majority leader of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Hon. Desmond Elliot, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde, Olori Ladun Sijuade, Ogun State Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Dayo Adeneye and wife, Wife of the Katsina State Governor, Hajiya Zakiya Masari; Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Abdulrasheed Adewale Akanbi and wife, Prince Bisi Olatilo, Mrs. Joke Shogunro, former Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Mr. Bisi Onasanya and wife, Hon. Babajimi Benson among others.
Photo Credit: King Solomon Ekhaiyeme