Why Everyone Goes For OLAMIDE MOSUNMOLA AKINOLA
Every Nigerian knows her in New Jersey. She is very popular. And her name Olamide is all over. She is also called Opelange. She is a party Mama. She loves to go to parties all over the US. She does MC for most parties. Last week Olamide spoke to City People about her life and career in the US.
Tell us about Olamide, who is she? what does she do?
1, Olamide is god-fearing, a happy going, beautiful, adorable imperial sophisticated amiable, superb, trendy diva wonderful and hard working woman…My work is my passion. ..Am the first born in my family ,a loving and caring mother, and a sweet wife…am a Nigerian Yoruba Traditional Engagement Wedding gager known as Alaga Ijoko/Alaga Iduro/Mc both home and abroad
You are one of the most popular Nigerians in New Jersey. How did it start?
I reside in Staten Island New York Usa , I gained the popularity thru my work and name Opelenge and also being a socialite added to it. moreso, from day one that I set my feet in America, God has been so gracious to me from Nigeria to America with the fame and popularity.
You turned 50 recently. Tell us about your birthday.
Yes, I thank Almighty God for endowing me with many talents, but basically into entertainment industry like a promoter, party made easy, endless love etc.
Are you married? How many kids?
Yes, am happily married to Mr Jibola Jinadu popularly known as JJ Alala and were blessed with beautiful and handsome children.
Some call you Opelenge. How come?
Olamide Mosunmola Ajokeade Mojolaoluwa Omo Akinola from Abeokuta in Ogun State aka Opelenge 1 worldwide.
Opelenge was given to me by my mother, a retired Vice Principal who taught me this wonderful profession as Alaga Ijoko/Alaga Iduro/Mc, when she saw the gift in me. She thought it will be superb and unique and ever since people hear the name opelenge and see me they burst into laughter seriously and saying it’s irony.
How did your birthday go?
It was a successful get-together party with friends and families on February 3rd 2017, I give all the glory and honour to Almighty Jehovah God.
Where were you born? Where did you grow up? Which schools did you attend?
I was born in Lagos Nigeria. I grew up in Ebute Meta, Kufeji Street, Railway compound and Simpson Street. ..I attended Sisi Obasa Nursery School Akinwunmi Street Alagomeji, Lady Lak Institute Primary School Akinwunmi Street Alagomeji, Lagos Anglican Girls Grammar School Surulere Akinhanmi Street, Elegant Twins School of Cosmetology Surulere Ogunlana drive and a certified Hha cna and Lpn in USA New York. My everyday name is Mosunmola Olamide Ajoke Opelenge.