The ancient city of Ibadan has its set of celebrity women who are adding life to Ibadan and Oyo Social Scene. Some of them are in their late 40s and early 50s and more. These are celebrities with fashion prowess that you can’t stop admiring Some of them are super rich yet very coded but their high fashion sense wads always show how affluence they are. Some are new and they don’t love to be in the news but they control millions of naira in their bank account.
Some of Ibadan rich men know them and always talk about them as the new generations of Ibadan rich women. Many of them control big businesses which are also very popular but they love living behind the scene. Some of those who are married among them are delight of their super rich husbands who are always proud to show many Ibadan Indigenes that their wives are loaded just like them.
Of course, their dressing always give them away as it always speaks volume of how rich and loaded they are. They wear best of expensive HOH lace and adorned it with unique 18 carat gold which is uniquely designed for them from Italy. You can’t sight them at any Ibadan Owambe and not turn your head twice. They have high fashion sense and striking beauty and pose.
When we ask a popular Ibadan rich woman why Ibadan loves to keep a low profile despite being rich, she explained that Ibadan are natural calm with their wealth. Her words “Even when they appear simple, they control millions in their account. She revealed.
Some of these celebrities are also not new. They have been rocking the scene for over 3 to 4 decades yet they are still very relevant. The likes of Mrs Bose Adedibu, the wife of late Ibadan Politician,/late Chief Lamidi Adedibu. She has been rocking Ibadan Social Scene for over 30 years and not slowing down. You won’t see Mrs Bsose Adedibu and not watch her twice.
Another Ibadan celebrity woman who is rocking the social scene right now is Mrs. Bola Ologburo. She has been rocking Ibadan social scene for over 3 decades and still very relevant. She runs a big luxury fabric brand called Lace and Fabrics in Lagos. Being a society woman and selling to rich celebrity woman made many want to be in her presence.
(MRS) YINKA LADOJA, former wife of Oyo State Governor Senator Rasheed Ladoja may be out of office but she has her strong grip on and Ibadan social scene. When she was sighted at Olubadan’s wife 70th few days ago, many Ibadan celebrity women surrounded her table and turned it to Mecca. Mrs Ladoja, the Asaju Iyalode of Ibadanland and wife of the former governor of Oyo State Senator Rashidi Ladoja, Chief (Mrs.) Yinka Ladoja has a unique way of tying her headgear which has become her trademark. She is dark and beautiful and of a good height. She is a successful businesswoman and a well-known politician. Yinka Ladoja carries herself with so much respect. At any social function, people give her due honour and respect. She is one of those who have been dominating the social scene for a long time now.
When you mention CHIEF (MRS) KUDI KASSIM, you will be told that the wife of a prominent Ijebu-born textile merchant, Chief Olanrewaju Kassim popularly known as ‘Shokas is a force to reckon with in Ibadan’. At over 72, Alhaja can still be well addressed as a fashion freak. She wears the best of the best. She is a top player in the textile business like her husband and also deals in jewellery too. She is one of those who have been consistently rocking the social scene for many decades. She understands party trend and dresses accordingly, very few women can beat her to that. She is the Yeyeoba of Ilishan Remo in Ogun State. She was sighted at Olubadan party a few days ago still looking pretty.
Since CHIEF (MRS.) TINA OGUNDOYIN became the mother of Oyo State Speaker, her profile has gone up. The beautiful wife of the Eruwa-born late billionaire, Chief Adeseun Ogundoyin. The Queen of Sheba as she is popularly called in the social circle due to her striking beauty is a party rocker any day. She works hard and enjoys her life to the fullest. She plays big in Oil & Gas and property sectors.
Ebony pretty Jadesola Qudus, the Iyalaje of Edeland, is a top textile merchant at Gbagi International Market in Ibadan. Her composure and style always stands her out in the crowd. She is one of the female celebrities who dictate the pace in Ibadan social circle, with a powerful social network. You won’t see her at event and not see Mrs Bisi Kuti.
When Taofikat Babayemi became the Otun Iyalode of Egbaland a few months ago, Bar Angela Folarin made heads turned. Have you seen her of late? She has shed few weight and now wears a new look. Mrs Angela is one of the few beautiful women with excellent shape and of average height. The pretty wife of the former Senate Leader and a prominent Ibadan Chief, Oloye Teslim Folarin, Angela is a polished woman with class and has a high taste for quality. She pays great attention to details and you can never catch her dress shabbily.
Ask if Folashade Akinlabi Arowolo, popularly known as Fashad is still relevant in Ibadan, you will be told that she is a big wig who has been rocking the scene for over 30 years. She is a major stakeholder in the textile business at Gbagi Market. Any social function Fashad finds herself in, she must make a fashion statement. She wears strictly expensive jewellery. Do you know she declares 2021 open with Olubadan wife birthday and her 18carat is still subject of discussion till date?
Her style will give her out anyway. Ranti Koiki is an outstanding woman any day, any time. She runs a hotel, Fawzy in Ibadan. Her social connection is strong. She is tall and beautiful and wears strictly expensive shoes and bags.Her unique headgear stands her out at any party.
Yetunde Olota, the wife of a prominent Quary expert, Demola Alimi popularly known as ‘Demola Olokuta’, Yetunde needs no introduction in business and on the social scene. If you think her Y-Stone store around Ring Road is big then you have to visit ‘Mr. B Store’ at the new Gbagi market. Apart from textiles, Yetunde also deals in shoes, bags and other accessories big time. She is one of the young businesswomen rocking the social scene.
If you think Bashy Kuti is popular ask for Bisi Kuti his wife who runs a popular fabric store in Gabagi. The lovely wife of a top fashion consultant and Chairman, B.K.K Ultimo, Alhaji Bashir Kuti. Bisi runs Quality Textiles Store at new Gbagi market. Bisi Kuti dresses well. She always attends social functions with Jade Qudus.
When Chief TFEEKAT BABAYEMI Afolabi had a big party in Abeokuta, she drew the whole of Ibadan to Abeokuta. Only Taofeekat can do this. The hotel owner and a successful textile business owner at Gbagi market have been relevant since she was in her 20s. Ask for Alhaja Aboola Olowo Gbagi, Alhaja Mujidat Ajumobi, Alhaja Bili Lanihun, Alhaja Romoke Laula, Alhaja Yetubde Ebony, Alhaja Adebayo, Alhaja Mujidat Ajimobi, you will be told they are the happening Ibadan babe. Alhaja Abiola Oloeo Gbagi sells fabrics in Gbagi Market and no big Ibadan party is complete without her. Alhaja Mujidat sells fabrics while Romola Laula also sells Fabrics. Mrs Bili Lanihaun who is also from the popular Lanihun family sells kitchen utensils, while Romola Laula Sells Ankara in popular Gbagi party and many Ibadan party always witness her presence.
What about Onoshalewa Ashabi, Alhaja Ofun Oyob Dumade Store and Yetunde Ebony? Yetunde sell fabrics while Ofun Dumade is also a big fabric merchant who’s store is always a beehive of many Ibadan celebrity who comes to pick Aso Ebi.
Alhaja Mutti Oyo is a big fabric merchant in Gbagai and she loves to attend parties looking hot. Alhaja Kudi Eda sells Brazilian Gold like Tinuke Alubankudi, the big Ibadan Gold merchant. Alhaja Romoke Runs RMK fabrics and she attend parties with Alhaja Agarawu, the rice merchant.
Alhaja Agarawu is tall and pretty and many call her Ohinbo Alaroso. Many celebrities admire her height and high fashion sense. She is a crowd puller anyway and she enjoys parties with her sister, Kemisola Ofuesuwa. She is young and is the beautiful brain behind Kemsol oil and fish. Alhaja Aramide Adenle is one of the big Fashion designers and a serial Entrepreneur. She sells rice, sells fabrics and also have a beauty line.
Chief Mrs Fadoju Olabisi a.k.a Mama Federal attends parties in Ibadan looking hot. So also is Bello Adesola, the oil and gas big babe who supply diesel to many big businesses in Ibadan.
What about this new face of celebrity who are currently making waves at Ibadan parties. Did you just ask who these new Ibadan babes? Well one of them you have never read about is Mrs Idowu Agarawu, the rice merchant in Bodija. She is one of the rich Ibadan celebrity women we hardly talk about who controls many millions. She has been selling rice for over 15 years and still counting. She has over many rice shops in Bodija and new Gbagi market, Ibadan and many know her as “Aya Agarawu”. Tall, ebony pretty Aya Agarawu loves to appear simple but you need not be told she is rich. Her designer wears always give her away. Many other young Ibadan rice merchant respects her because she is loaded. She is the wife of one of the friends of IBB Dende of Ilaro’s close friends.
Another rich Ibadan celebrity woman we have never spoken about is “Layo T fabrics” boss, Mrs. Omolayo who runs one of the biggest fabric shops in Aleshiloye, Ibadan. The fair, tall pretty woman in her 50s is always the rich of many Ibadan rich women who want to stand out. Not only does she run a big fabric store, but she also has property in the ancient city. Walk into the popular Aleshiloye market in Ibadan, you will be told that LLayo T is well loaded with raw cash.
Have you ever heard of Alhaja Bose Fatade, the CEO of Fatade Fabrics in Gbagi who also has a bigger shop in Idumota Lagos? Alhaja Fatade is rich but loves to keep a low profile. She is one of the Ibadan rich women who sell bail of lace to other Ibadan Fabric seller. According to our source, it was revealed to this magazine that Alhaja Fatade is the 3rd biggest Fabric merchant in Gbagi Tuntun who sells wholesale Lace. Her shop is always a beehive of activities. Her husband also plays big in oil and gas and he has many filling stations in Ibadan. Alhaja Fatade is a close friend of Alhaja Idera fabrics in Idumota.
Ask around Ibadan, you will be told that pretty Sola Bello, one of the close friends of Aya Agarawu is rich. This pretty Ibadan babe who is in her 40s also plays big in Oil and Gas. She supplied diesel to many Ibadan big companies and government parastatals. Sola loves to keep a low profile but you wont be told how loaded she is when you sight her.
Mrs Deborah Aregbesola is young and rich. She is the brain behind a popular Instagram Ankara page called “Heav merchant. She has over 40k followers but that is not the gist, you need to visit Heaven merchant in Gbagi and see how loaded Deborah is. She runs one of Gbagi biggest Ankara stores. Her mother is also one of the foremost fabric merchants in Gbagi. Speaking with Deborah Aregbesola at her Gbagi shop, the trained lawyer revealed that she started her business with zero naira but she has made many millions from her business. She revealed that she made her first millions in her 20s and she is so proud to see how far she has gone. She has a very big Ankara fabric store and over 5 workers at her big brand in Gbagi Tuntun.
Alhaja Nike Olaleye is pretty and rich no doubt, she runs one of the biggest trading store Oluwa Darasimi Trading store, a top fabric brand in Ibadan. Her store is always a beehive of activities as many Ibadan rich women patronize her. She is in her late 40s but doesn’t look it. So also Alhaja Folake Gbadamosi is also very known and popular in Gbagi. She runs one of the biggest rice stores in the new Gbagi market. When she recently celebrated her 50th birthday, the whole of Ibadan stood still for her. She is the sister in –law of Mrs Agarawu, one of the rich Ibadan rice merchant.
This list of new Ibadan rich women is not complete if we don’t mention Alhaja Muti Oyo, the popular Ibadan lace merchant inside Gbagi. She is in her late 40s and she is one of the close sisters of Alhaja Folasade Fashad, the popular Ibadan rich woman who runs Fashad fabrics. Others are Mrs. Olutola Odeleye the CEO of Poshline clothing located at ring road Ibadan and Alhaja Yetunde Alimi.
Give to her, Nike Dairo has made a strong statement in the textile business at Gbagi market. ‘Congratulation’ as she is fondly called is big; her store is always full with customers looking for one fabric or the other. This has also made her relevant on Lagos social scene. She also has a powerful social connection and that has helped her business a great deal.
JESU MODUPE ‘Jesu Modupe’ is one of the big names on Ibadan social scenes. She has been around for decades and still very prominent. She is no doubt one of the top 10 shops at Gbagi and many people will testify to this.
Chief (Mrs.) Jibola Abike Alajogun is known to be a virtuous woman. She runs the popular Mataan Hotel & Suites among other businesses in Ibadan. Her business acumen is highly commendable and that also shows in her mega textile store (Mataan Textile) at new Gbagi market. She is the wife of a retired top Customs Officer, Joseph Alajogun and she is very popular on Ibadan social scene.
ALHAJA BISIMILAI attends many big parties in Ibadan, She is very popular and one of the stupendously rich women at Gbagi market. ‘Confidence’ as she is widely known has carved a niche for herself in that line of business. She is among those who dictate the pace in the textile and social scene.
AUNTY AYO Belongs to the younger generation of rich women in business. Her store is simply known as Aunty Ayo Textile Store and many love to see her at their parties very. She deals in all kinds of high-quality lace and other fabric.
Mafort can be rated as one of the big textile stores at Gbagi. Those who know testify to the fact that her business has grown over the years to be in the position she is today. Having started the business years back under her mum. She has since made a good name for herself and the business.
What about this Young celebrity Ibadan Babe? Jumoke Azeez, a graduate of English from Lead City University. She’s the Creative Director of Zeezdesigns. A bespoke tailoring outfits which specialize in classics and contemporary wears, Fabric sales. She also runs a Fashion school. Being a celebrity designer has also made her the toast of many Ibadan big parties. She designs for Ibadan rich women.
Sexy Regina PópóÍlá Akeredolu also known as Olori is the pretty CEO of Ginalarry Boutique and Spa. She is one of those faces many can’t stop admiring at parties.
Have you seen Ayobami Abdulraheem at any Ibadan parties and not watch her twice? Ayobami is one of the young vibrant enterprising women under 40. She’s the director of Blingzz Body organic and Boutique in Ibadan.
Khadijat Adeloye is one of Ibadan’s celebrity young babe making waves right now. She is a serial entrepreneur. Organic Skincare and Spa, Fashion accessories and also Islamic singer. She is also a face to reckon with on Ibadan social scene.
Ask within Ibadan for Ayodele Kikelomo Seun, you will be told she is one of Ibadan happening babe. She is Director at kicks & Royce international Ltd and Kicks Fabrics.
Specializes in granite supply, all kinds of Fabrics. She also attends the major parties in town.