It was a classy and colourful event on Saturday 7th 2019 at the Naval Dockyard Victoria Island, Lagos when the beautiful, simple, humble, friendly and down to earth Olawunmi Olarewaju celebrated her 50th year birthday in grand style.
The party was witnessed by creme-de-la-creme of Lagos, and topshots from Netcom Telecommunications.
Oladipo Olarewaju, the celebrant’s husband, was the Chief Host of the party. Black and gold was the colour of the day.
Distinct Men Melody live band were on the bandstand. Kitchen Palace took charge of food and the beautiful bride changed into 3 different gorgeous outfits.
The celebrant’s entry was one of the side attractions of the party.
Over 5 different cakes were on display and popular comedian, Biganta was the anchor of the party.
It was a funfilled and very classy event, as everything spoke of class, and guests were treated to an evening of fun and enjoyment. They had so much to eat from local to intercontinental dishes and exotic wines were on display for guests.
City People Senior Showbiz Reporter, BIODUN ALAO brings you gists from the party.
A BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED VENUE
It was a white, black and gold affair. Mrs. Olawunmi Olanrewaju is a woman of class and high taste and this was evident in her party, from the decoration to entertainment of guests. The venue was beautifully decorated in white, black and gold. One can’t help but admire the beautiful and well decorated venue. The hall was equally decorated with different beautiful pictures of the celebrant. At every corner of the hall, the event was tagged tripple O glitters at 50.
OLADIPO OLANREWAJU AS THE CHIEF HOST
The husband of the celebrant, Oladipo Olanrewaju was indeed the Chief Host at the party. He was on his feet althrough to receive guests at the party and ushered most of them to their seats. The couple have been married for 25 years, yet they still dote on each other like a newly wedded couple. The husband who organised the party to celebrate his pretty wife at 50, made sure everything was on point, and no stone was left unturned to give her a special and funfilled celebration at 50 years.
DISTINCT MEN MELODY LIVE BAND THRILL GUESTS
They added excitement to the party as they dished out beautifully selected songs to celebrate the woman of honour. There was no single dull moment at all at the party, instead, guests left the guests begging for more music at the party.
MC BIGANTA ANCHORS THE PARTY
He also added so much fun to the party, with his rib-cracking jokes. He delivered jokes that cut across and everybody was carried along. The guests were made up of Christians, corporate ladies and men, also elderly geusts, who obviously were members of either the husband’s or wife’s family.
THE CELEBRANT’S GRAND ENTRY
Mrs. Olawunmi Olanrewaju is no doubt a hot stepper. She danced beautifully into the hall in company of her husband and her kids to selected tuned from DJ Muski. It was indeed a day of joy for the celebrant, she danced her heart out, and no one danced better than her. She stood out and even danced better than her kids.
OLAWUNMI OLAREWAJU’S 3 DIFFERENT BEAUTIFUL OUTFITS
She started her party looking like a royal bride in white outfit and beads which signified she is from a royal family. She used this outfit to welcome guests, and also take photographs with guests that arrived early to the party. She later changed into a gold and wine beautifully designed outfits, which she used to also go round tables to welcome guests. She sat for a while and listen to her documentary and also cutting of cake. The last outfit, a beautiful glittering wine dress, was more or less the after party dress. She also used this last outfit to dance to her old school tunes with her friends and colleagues from Netcom Telecommunication Company.
HER 3 KIDS WERE ALL UP AND DOING
Mrs. Olawunmi’s 25 years marriage is blessed with 3 adorable children, 2 girls and a boy, and they were all present to celebrate their mum at 50 years. The girls were with their mum helping her with one thing or the other to make the day perfect for her, while the boy made guests comfortable.
5 DIFFERENT CAKES ON DISPLAY
The main cake was beautifully designed in white and black, with the touch of gold. Besides the main cake, four other cakes were also on display.
CELEBRANT CUTS CAKE WITH HUSBAND AND KIDS
Mrs. Olawunmi Olarewaju cut her cake with her husband and her three children, and the cutting of the cake was coordinated by the MC of the occasion, MC Biganta. It was done by spelling the name Jesus. Afterwards, other family members and friends joined in take pictures with her.
THE CELEBRANT AND HER HUSBAND’S SPECIAL MOMENT
The celebrant and her husband Oladipo Olarewaju have been married for 25 years but they both act like a newly wedded couple. They both still dote on each other even althrough the party. After cutting of the cake, the couple both had their moment, when the MC asked the husband to feed the celebrant, which he did romantically.
MR. SHAUN, MD NETCOM TELECOMMUNICATION SPEAKS ABOUT THE CELEBRANT
The celebrant Mrs. Olawunmi is vice president, Legal Services and Company Secretary of Netcom Africa, and she was described by Mr. Shaun, the MD as a gift to the company, a solution provider. She takes care of every staff, as though they were her siblings and family members. She brings out the best in people and stands by them all the time.
CLOSING REMARKS FROM HER HUSBAND
The celebrant’s husband thanked all the guests for making out time to celebrate with his wife, and prayed that God guides and protects them. He also described his wife as a big support system, and their 25 years journey has been nothing but beautiful. She is a good mother to their children as well, and a mentor to lots of younger women as well.
The celebrant’s sister in-law described her as an achiever, workaholic, a blessing to the Olarewaju family and the Redeemed Church as a whole.