Publisher of The ELITES Magazine, Kemi Akinyemi, has released a new coffee table book titled “Sekinat Aramide Elegushi: Royalty Meets Style and A Heart of Gold”.
Akinyemi, a former assistant editor of TheNews, said the book is to celebrate what the subject, Olori Sekinat Aramide Elegushi, has done to put smiles on the faces of the needy in the society, most especially in her immediate environment. Her encyclopedic knowledge of the Nigerian social establishment is encapsulated in the book.
The book is a 240-page coffee table masterpiece comprising pictures showcasing the fashion and philanthropic escapades of Olori Elegushi, who is the wife of Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, the Elegushi of Ikateland in Etiosa Local Government Area of Lagos State.
According to Akinyemi, “The inspiration for this work came from the queen herself whom I have been watching from when she got married into the kingdom close to two decades ago. Her poise, carriage and fashion sense cannot go unnoticed especially when you discover that it is combined with a heart of gold which she possses.”
She said Olori Elegushi has become a role model for the womenfolk in Africa as a whole and those who read the book have a lot to learn from her unique qualities and milk of human kindness.
In the foreword to the book, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, the Head of Service of the Lagos State government observes that, “Olori Elegushi’s style and fashion escapades and her footprints in the sands of philanthropism have inspired this book about her.”
He writes: “The book is a captivating record of an accomplished female royale whose life will surely ginger more women to action to transform others’ lives through words and actions.”
Akinyemi affirmed that the book will be available for purchase at major bookstores across the country.