The 46th birthday of Africa’s manufacturing Amazon, celebrated style goddess and the Bewaji of Lagos, Chief (Dr) Folashade Naimot Okoya, MON, the deputy managing director of Eleganza Industrial City Limited, took place on Tuesday, April 25, 2023.
The event, which was graced by the Nigerian glitterati, was characterised by glitz, glamour and grandeur. It also marked the 24th wedding anniversary of the celebrant and her husband, Aare Rasak Akanni Okoya, CON, the billionaire business mogul and foremost industrialist.
The classy and spectacular event was held at Oluwa N’Sola Estate, Lekki-Ajah Expressway, Lagos, the expansive home of the Okoyas. It kicked off with a session of prayers officiated by a group of Islamic clerics.
The event was creatively planned and co-ordinated by Kehinde Onabanjo-Iyiola of Finesse Events, who delivered big time in terms of first-rate entertainment and upscale grandeur. It was anchored by top comedian, Tunde Tee-A Adewale, who also officiated the session where the celebrant, surrounded by family and friends, cut her cakes.
The event, though low-key, was classy and attended by the cream of the Nigerian society. Notable among the dignitaries at the party were; Justice Adesola Oguntade ( Retd), Prince Samuel Adedoyin, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, Hajia Abah Folawiyo, Alhaja Abimbola Sikirat Jakande, Alhaja Kuburat Olayinka Okoya, Wosilat Seriki, Sir Olu Okeowo and wife, Adejoke; Dr. Tajudeen Okoya and wife, Rasheedat, Nkiru Anumudu, HRM Oba Folarin Ogunsanwo and wife, Olori Bolanle; Mr Wale Adebajo, Olori Olusola Slao, Joko Adeusi, Kuburat Shitta-Bey, Tunde Adewale, Kabiti and Morayo Brown, among many others.