*Osinbajo, Amosun, Aregbesola, Obaseki, El-Rufai, Tinubu, others attend
Ondo state Governor, Arakunrin Olurotimi Akeredolu and his wife, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu’s last son, Babajide Ayotola Akeredolu and his heartthrob Mary Oghenetega Edwin’s traditional wedding took place last weekend in Lagos.
The event was the invasion of the nation’s galaxy of stars led by the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osibanjo.
The AA list of guests include, National leader of the All progressive Congress (APC), Ashiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, Governors at the event include Senator Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun State), Mallam Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna State), Alhaji Abdufatai Ahmed (Kwara State), Godwin Obaseki (Edo State), Rauf Aregbesola (Osun State) and Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo state).
Others were former Osun State governor Chief Bisi Akande, Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr Chris Ngige, former Ekiti State Governor and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Segun Oni, the Chairman of APC in Ondo State, Engr Ade Adetimehin, Candidate of the
Alliance for Democracy (AD) in the last election in Ondo State, Olusola Oke, National Vice Chairman Southwest, Pius Akinyelure, and Ondo State Deputy Governor, Alfred Agboola Ajayi and Ondo State officials led by the Secretary to the State Government.
Eminent traditional rulers, such as Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo, Olugbo of Ugbo Kingdom, Oba Fredrick Akinruntan, Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom also led the scores of monarchs who added colour and panache to the colourful event.
Akeredolu’s family Of Owo in Ondo State presented a marriage proposal letter on behalf of Governor Akeredolu’s last son Babajide Ayotola seeking the hand of Mary Oghenetega in marriage.
The letter of intent was accepted by the Edwin’s family of Uhrobo in Delta. They consented to the request of the
Akeredolus in an acceptance letter presented to them at the event.
Mr Victor and Mrs Bimbola Edwin parents of the bride and Governor Rotimi Akeredolu and Mrs Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu parents of the groom jointly blessed the couple and wished them a fruitful and fulfilled married life. Other top dignitaries at the event also prayed for the new couple. One of which is the VeePee, an ordained pastor.
Highlights of the event held at the prestigious Land Mark Event centre in Victoria Island annex include special dance by the couple and cutting of their wedding cake. It was indeed a colorful day for the young couple.