By Femi E. Gabriel
It was all glamour as Fisayo Oyindamola, the University of Warrick, UK, trained daughter of a former Deputy Comptroller General of Nigerian Customs Service, Chief Rasheed Owolabi Taiwo, and her handsome heartthrob, Adewale Abayomi, son of Outdoor Advertising guru and CEO of Invent Media, Adekunle Adeshina, engaged each other in an atmosphere of true love penultimate week.
Held at the prestigious Park View Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos, the celebration of love which brought the Taiwo family from Abeokuta and the Adeshinas from Ijebu Imomo, both in Ogun State together, began with a heartfelt prayer by Mrs. Adelakun Bukola, and was professionally anchored by the duo of popular Alagas-Tokotaya and Lady Bisbam-Alaga Iyawo.
There was exchange of proposal and marriage acceptance letters to confirm the knowledge and approval of parents of the couple.
This was followed by the glorious entry of the groom, Adewale, a graduate of University of the Arts, London, who had a stint of practice in England and currently works at Invent Media as Executive Director, Business Development, in company of his friends. Their first port of call was the stand of their parents, family members and guests whom they greeted with gusto.
Fisayo followed suit with the retinue of her friends in an entrance that can only be imagined. With an array of colourful attires, the ladies danced joyfully to the admiration of all present.
The Adeshinas did not disappoint anyone as they speedily made available all the traditional requirements expected of them to claim the beautiful Fisayo.
The couple who could not hide their joy also expressed a token of their love for each other with the exchange of ring and cutting of their wedding cake to the admiration of all in attendance.
Guests, full of happiness, expressed satisfaction at the classy engagement and praised the efforts of Soars planet, which planned the event. There was also free flow of local and continental dishes as well as quality drinks for the guest, and music was provided by Faith Band with a lot of assistance from DJ Lammy on the wheel of steel
Among the dignitaries that attended the classy show of love were The Akirigbo of Remo land, HRM Oba Babatunde Ajayi, the Alaaye of Odogbolu, HRM Oba Adedeji Olusegun Onagoruwa; Chairman of the Board and Director of Matna Foods Company Limited, Aare Kola Oyefeso; Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Olusegun Ogunsanya; Ambassador Toye Okanlawon, AIG Tunji Alapini (Rtd), Group Managing Director of CMC Connect, Mr. Yomi Badejo-Okusanya; former Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Guinness Nigeria Plc, Mr. Seni Adetu and wife Mrs. Janet Adetu, Chairman Yoruba Tennis Club Prof. Adetokunbo O. Fabamwo , chairman/CEO BISCON Communications Prince Bisi Olatilo among many others.
The holy solemnization of the wedlock is expected to hold on Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Ovation Media Group, comprising the trio of Ovation International magazine, Ovation TV and The Boss Newspaper, will be on ground for the full coverage.