•This Is The Story Of The Biggest Wedding So Far In 2021
•How She Got Married To ADEBOLA WILLIAMS
When we talk about the biggest weddings so far in 2021, one cannot leave out the wedding of former Governor, Otunba Gbenga Daniel’s beautiful daughter, Kenny and her beau, Adebola Williams, who is popularly referred to as Debola of Lagos in the social scene. The event took place at the prestigious Balmoral event centre inside the Federal Palace Hotel Victoria Island Lagos on Saturday, 07 August 2021. The wedding, engagement and reception occupied all the available venues at the Federal Palace Hotel and it witnessed all the major big guns in Nigeria’s political, social and business space. It was really big and massive wedding.
City People Media Team stormed the event last Saturday to bring you hot gists.
BEEJAY SAX THRILLS GUESTS
Popular Saxophonist, Beejay Sax was at his best, as he rendered many praises and worship songs while the members of the Anglican Choir backed up with their sonorous voices. His performance was a good start to launch the event properly. For over 20 minutes, he kept the guests on their feet as they join the host, Otunba Gbenga Daniel, who was with his beautiful wife, Yeye Olufunke Daniel.
OGUN ROYAL FATHER PLAYS THE PIANO
Believe it or not, Oba Meshach Oyewole Oyediran, the Olulamokun of Yakoyo (Oluyere II), is a good pianist. Despite being a royal father, Oba Oyewole, is a pious royal father who loves to worship God. He took the piano and played like a pro. This was after putting the choir in order and arranging them in order of their performance. Guests were stunned seeing the royal father playing the role of instrumentalists and choir moderator. It was an interesting session.
THE BRIDE ROCKS 6 MILLION NAIRA ROCK STONE WEDDING RING
Kenny D, did not only stun at her wedding with her royal wedding gown, she wore a luxury ring with rock worth the sum of 6 million naira on the Diamond ring.
The bride, Kenny D, is a beautiful and stylish babe like her mum. She is the only daughter of OGD. She is her mother’s look alike. She has a strong facial resemblance with her mum. Her slim physique, however, makes the difference.
WHEN MAI ATAFO DID THE UNUSUAL
Mai Atafo was with the Groom throughout the wedding program, He was seen adjusting the groom and the bride’s classy outfits at every point in time. The classy tailor delivered like a pro and a friend to the new couple. He was visible at the wedding and the engagement.
ABOUT YEYE OLUFUNKE’S CORAL And 18 CARAT GOLD
It is very unusual to have the host of a party or a ceremony steal the show at her own event. That was what happened at Kenny Daniel’s wedding, as her mother dazzled in her outfit. Don’t forget that she is a very fashionable and stylish woman. She is actually a Queen of style. She is a top fashion designer and she still has her shop in the Ikeja area of Lagos.
She was seen wearing coral and 18 Carat Gold. Jewellery is a symbol of love, art and the story of life journey. Women are one of the rarest gemstones on earth and are meticulously hand-selected by their maker. Women around the world love gemstones especially during their engagement or wedding to enhance their beauty.
When she was Ogun 1st Lady for 8 years, she really made Style statements and other 1st Ladies had to look up to her for style. She has not stopped. She has not slowed down 9 years after. She has remained the Queen of Style that she has always been. Yeye steps out with her octogenarian mother who also witnessed the historic wedding.
OLU ITORI, OBA SOWEMIMO Came WITH WIVES
These royal fathers don’t show up at every event. You hardly see them at common events either in Ogun or Lagos State. The two royal fathers were seen together with their wives rocking matching royal apparel that describes class and style. Their friendship has lasted for over 20 years.
ASO OKE By Hope By Kiki
Hope By Kiki supplied the classy Aso Oke rocked by the bride’s family. The classy gold material stood them out in the crowd and one can really tell that the bride’s family is not only socially relevant but they know how to show class in their outings.
YEMI SODIMU ANCHORS
Ace Presenter and Media Practitioner, Yemi Sodimu was the anchor of the event and he did justice to moderating the Alaga’s at the engagement. His professional history of event compere exceeds him and he didn’t deliver any less. He was a very strong aide during Otunba Gbenga Daniel’s administration in Ogun State.
ABOUT THE GROOM
Adebola Williams is a dashing Lagos big boy who is into the Marketing Communications business. He is a tall and handsome businessman with global tentacles. He consults for international clients. He came with his friends who are also famous faces in the entertainment industry.
THE BRIDE’S FATHER LOOKED STYLISH
Otunba Gbenga Daniel dresses well all the time. Since his days as a corporate player and top Manager at Shroeder, he has always worn the best suits. When he became a politician he began to wear more traditional outfits. He is always stylish, whether in Traditional or English wears. He is a man of sartorial elegance. At the Introduction, on Sunday he looked dashing in his coffee-brown Luxury Agbada was richly embroidered. He wore a richly designed cap to match. He wore a black designer shoe and had a long Gold Chain on.
ABOUT GROOM’S FATHER & MUM
The groom’s father, Chief Williams, was a very happy man. Dressed in classy brown agbada with coral accessories to match, He looked great and he danced to reveal his joy and happiness on the day. His wife also looked dashing.
ABOUT THE UNBREAKABLE BOND BETWEEN OGD AND AWUJALE
Not many people know that the bond shared by the former Ogun Governor and the Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona is very strong. City People can tell you authoritatively that OGD and Awujale are very close. During the installation of Chief Demola Oyefeso two months ago, OGD was one of the very few personalities that were allowed to see the Awujale due to the COVID-19 protocols. The Awujale was duly represented by Olori Kemi Adetona, who sent royal greetings from the Awujale.
THE CHOICE BAND DAZZLES
On the bandstand was Abbey Simo and his Choice Band. This is a band that was born when OGD was Ogun governor. OGD liked to dance to its beats during his tenure as Ogun Governor. The band Chairman, Prince Abiodun Adebayo Adegoroye thrilled guests with a variety of sweet and sonorous tunes. So sweet was his music that both OGD and his wife danced to some of his songs.
FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK JONATHAN AND WIFE, PATIENCE
Many people don’t know that OGD and former President Goodluck Jonathan are close. We can tell you that for sure. They are. He was at the wedding and stayed for over 2hrs before he headed for the airport to go back to Abuja. He looked very stylish in his all-blue South-South robe, as his wife, also showed class in her traditional attire. OGD was one of Jonathan’s Co-ordinator in the South West during his re-election bid.
IT WAS A GALAXY OF KINGS
Many Ogun Obas like OGD a lot and they can do anything for him. Many of them became Obas during his tenure and some got upgraded. Apart from having been nice to them when he was Governor, he kept his relationship with them intact. And he constantly calls them to say Hello from time to time. No wonder a lot of those who could make it, did like the Ewusi of Makun, the Alaperu of Iperu, the Olu Odonselu, Oba Aboro of Iboro, Oba Daniel Salako, Oba Ayangburin of Ikorodu, Agura of Gbagura, Akarigbo of Remo, Oba Babatunde Ajayi and many more like the Abepa of Joga Orile.
ALL EYES ON VIP OSINBAJO
One guest who stood out amongst the others was Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo. He was ushered into the venue by the host, Otunba Gbenga Daniel. He rocked royal agbada and cap with his customized nose mask.
He came in a glittering black brand of Jeep and a long convoy of the presidential security detail
OMAWUMI LEADS CELEBRITIES
A lot of young celebrities attended the ceremony to support both Kenny & Adebola. Top singer, Omawumi was seen leading celebrities into the venue, the likes of Timi Dakolo, Lala, and many others came in with style to support Debola of Lagos
BIG SHOTS WHO ALSO ATTENDED
The former Governor whose daughter was getting married is a man of great personality. His daughter is a likeable fellow and the groom is also a popular social scene. This is why the event was attended by guests from all works of life. Some of the guests include Dr. Wale Babalakin, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo, Pastor Tony Rapu, Otunba Subomi Balogun, Alhaji Gboyega Nasir Isiaka, Prof. Pat Utomi, Baba Ayo Adebanjo and Hon. Dimeji Bankole,
6 Governors SHOW UP
Three big governors from South West showed up for the Wedding and stayed till the very end. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo and Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti were visible at the event as they showed their support for the Host and the new couple. Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, the Executive Governor of Kebbi State was also on the ground, and the Governor of Jigawa State, Mohammed Badaru Abubakar was also present. Don’t forget that OGD radiates a lot of influence across the APC & PDP.
PETER OBI STOOD OUT
Former vice-presidential candidate, Peter Obi was the cynosure of all eyes as he stepped into the hall during the engagement. He rocked his usual southern attire and he sat by his friend and brother from another tribe, Otunba Gbenga Daniel.
OGD’S POLITICAL ASSOCIATES NOT LEFT OUT
The bride’s father, OGD surely exercised great restraint not to show how influential he is political, in his choice of invitees. This is because if he didn’t, the venue would have been filled with politicians drawn from all the parties. But still, a few top politicians came. Because he didn’t want politicians to take over the event, he had to apply wisdom by restricting a lot of his loyalists.
DJ BAZZ THRILLS
DJ Bazz is one of the leading disk Jockeys making waves at the moment, no wonder he was the choice of the event planner to perform at the engagement ceremony. DJ Bazz knows the song to play at every point as he made the event so interesting.
BOVI AND EBUKA JOINED YEMI SODIMU
Two big shots in the Entertainment industry, Comedian Bovi and presenter Ebuka thrills guest alongside ace Presenter Yemi Sodimu at the reception. Bovi rocked red Agbada, and Ebuka, who is known for his outstanding fashion sense rocked mini Agbada and a matching shoe. The two anchors throw banter at each other periodically and they ensure there was no dull moment
OSUN GOVERNOR, JOINED RECEPTION
Otunba Gboyega Oyetola didn’t carry last at the wedding ceremony. The Executive Governor pitch his tent with the former Ogun Governor and Host Otunba Gbenga Daniel as they shared the same seat,