It was a night of Glitz and Glamour on Saturday 11th of January 2020 when the Doyen of Manufacturing in Nigeria, Aare Rasak Akanni Okoya held a classy 80th birthday at his Oluwanishola mansion Lekki, Lagos. The event which had the who is who on the Nigerian social scene had many Nigerian celebrity women converging under the same roof to mingle and socialize throughout the night.
Of course, many of the society women didn’t only look forward to the party with the Okoyas to socialise, some society women who know the Okoyas for throwing one of the best parties in town also knew they had to look many times prettier whenever they are attending their parties.
Many of these society women didn’t only look many times prettier that night, they looked fabulous. They rocked the best of attires and made sure that their attires also complemented their 18carat Gold and diamond. What do you expect? The Chief Host, Dr Folasade Noimat Okoya is also not a novice when it comes to looking Glam for any event. She is not just a perfect host, Dr Folasade Okoya is one of the best-dressed billionaire’s wife in Nigeria. She is a fashion icon who works hard and spares no cost to look her best for any event.
For her husband birthday, she made her first appearance at few minutes past 9pm clad in a luxury yellow damask flowing Cinderella gown uniquely designed by Bunmi Olatunji, the CEO of Bunmibunmi fashion house. Her flawless skin was beautified by celebrity make-up artist, Teniola Kashamu, the brain behind, Tenicoco makeover. She wore her first attire with a luxury timeless white diamond with yellow diamond stones. What about her shoe and purse? it was a yellow and black stones pair of shoes from Tom-ford which is one of the luxury collections she love to rock. Her second attire was a light cream yellow blouse and wrapper. It was uniquely designed by Bunmi Olatunji. Though the style appears simple, but her collections of Diamond made heads turn throughout the night.
Another society woman who made a fashion statement that night was Her Royal Highness, Mrs Modupeola Oguntade, the wife of Nigeria High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. She is one of the close big sisters of Dr Folasade who is also highly fashionable. Her choice of fabrics is always unique and she spares no cost to make sure she sources for best jewellery. The disciplinarian who walks with style and panache rocked the same shoe and purse with Dr Folasade Okoya. Of course, it is deliberate as they both love and adore each other so well.
Do you know that 3 Oba Tejuosos Olooris, Olori Omolara and her juniors are not just fashionable, they are very stylish too. These Okoyas in-laws looked so pretty as they walked into Okoya’s mansion at few minutes past 8 pm. They are one of Ogun’s most stylish Queens who love to rock unique coral beads even when they rock 18carat Gold. Spotted in white Luxury Gold, they rocked the Adejoke Gele which was the Headgear Aso-Ebi while their purse compliments their shoe.
Olori Aramide Elegushi is unarguably the most stylish Lagos Queen. The pretty wife of Oba Ademola Saheed Elegushi, the Onikate of Ikateland walked like a princess that she is in the arms of her husband. Of course many of the guests didn’t expect anything less than luxury knowing that she is a gold and diamond collector who wears best Gold and diamond at Lagos owambe.
While we were busy admiring Olori Aramide, Olori Abimbola Noimot Dosumu walked in. She is the pretty wife of Oba Dosumu, the Olori Eyo of Lagos. just like her husband who loves to wear luxury designers shoes, his wife, Olori Noimat has flair for 18carat Gold. Don’t forget that she is a Lagos princess before she married Akinsiku of Lagos. It’s no doubt that she complements her husband in all ways.
Have you seen former Lagos First Lady, Mrs Bolanle Akinwunmi Ambode , the wife of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of recent? You need to see how pretty she looked when she was welcomed into the Arena by Mrs Modupe Oguntade., She stood out while her melanin skin dazzled throughout. She was spotted in a fitted skirt and blouse while her 18carat Gold glittered throughout the night. So also is Dame Abimbola Fashola, her love for flowing unique Gowns can’t be left unnoticed as she walked in with Mrs Sarah Sosan (former Deputy Governor), and Mrs Adejoke Orelope(Former Deputy Gov).
What about Lagos first lady of Lagos, Dr Sanwo-Olu. She looked simple in Iro and Buba for the night but her choice of jewellery was a mixture of pure coral with 18carat Gold stopper. She sat beside Hajia Bola Shagaya, the oil and Gas Guru who loves to wear the best of timeless diamond.
Do you know that Mrs. Abike Dabiri also bears Kafayat? The popular female politician from Erogbogbo family stole the show when she stepped up the stage to Dance To King Wasiu Ayinde Marshal. .She was seen chatting with Morayo Brown Of TVC whose beautiful skirt and blouse fitted her body frame.
When Mrs. Funsho Amosun stepped in at few minutes past 10pm in the arms of her darling husband, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, one needed not to be told that she is enjoying every bit of the weather. She was clad in white attire which she adorned with white and brown diamond stones. We also admire Miss Adesola Hasstrup fashion sense, it is second to none.
If there is anyone who changed the tone of the party with her fashion sense, it is Senator Daisy Danjuma. Her love for diamond wasn’t left unnoticed at the Okoyas party. She surely stood out as she enjoyed the night throughout. One celeb caucus that wasn’t left unnoticed is Mrs Wosilat Okoya and her clique of friends like Maami Adeyemi, Mrs Jumoke Oyeneyin and others. They stood out throughout the night.
Though Stylish and their fashion sense is second to none as they pay attention to details and never spare any cost to look their best, many of these gorgeous women were present. One of them is Senator Ita Giwa, Mrs. Adejoke Okeowo, Mrs Toyin Adedoyin, Mrs Bisi Fayemi (Ekiti first lady), Abiola Okoya, Mrs Moji Tejuoso, Bisola Dejonwo, Bunmi Olatunji, Hadiza Okoya, Funmi Onabamiro, Toyin Lawani, Omowunmi Akinifesi, Toke Makinwa, Emmaneulla Aderopo, Bisola Munis, Abisola Telbital, Toke Makinwa, Bimbo Benjamin, Mrs Jokotade Adeusi, Mrs Joko Oni, Mrs Oredola, CSP Dolapo Badmus, Mrs Janet Adetu, Mrs Ashiru, Mrs Ibironke Sokefun,
Others are Erelu Abiola Dosumu, Erelu Ojuolape Ojora, Haji Abbah Folawiyo, Hajia Rasheedat Ojora, Mrs Moji Tejuoso, Mrs Yewande Onilere, Mrs Awolowo, Olori Kudirat Akiolu, Olori Fadeke Akiolu, Olori Kemi Akiolu, Olori Kem Mrs Idiat Adebule, Madam Cecilia Ibru, Kemi Nelson, Folake Atere, Mary Inegbese, Mrs Hamzat, Helen Omowunmi Onansanya(wife of former MD first bank), Justice Jumoke Pedro, Princess Adesola Ogunwusi, Princess Folasade Fadairo, Princess Adebimpe Ogunwusi among many others.
– ABIOLA ORISILE