– The traditional wedding of Damilola and her would-be hubby held at the Aso Rock Villa
– The traditional rites would followed by a church wedding on Saturday, March 17
– The event held amid tight security and with journalists allegedly not allowed to officially cover it
The much talked-about wedding ceremony of Damilo, the daughter of Nigeria’s vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, reportedly held at the old banquet hall of the Presidential Villa, Aso Rock, Abuja with guests filling the venue to capacity on Thursday, March 15.
Vanguard reports that the colourful high class traditional wedding had in attendance top Nigerians and leaders in various field of endeavours.
Damilo is getting married to Oluseun Bakare.
The report said the event began with a traditional marriage at the vice president’s Aguda official residence at the villa.
It was learnt that shortly after the traditional marriage, the guests including some state governors were hosted to a reception the State House conference centre.
The white wedding is said to be scheduled to take place at the National Christian Centre, Abuja, on Saturday, March 17.
The report said journalists were not allowed to officially cover the event.
“Security aides of the vice president on Wednesday (March 14) had sent a message to reporters in the villa informing them that they were not needed at any of the programme for the marriage ceremony.
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“According to the message from the security aides, the vice president and his family had already contracted the entire publicity of the traditional wedding and the white wedding which will take place on Saturday (March 17) to a private company,” the report said.
The news of their proposed wedding was broken on social media with a confirmation by Osinbajo, who wrote: “With joy and praise to the Lord, Dolly and I announce the betrothal of our daughter Oludamilola Osinbajo to Oluseun Bakare.”
NAIJ.com earlier reported how the date for the wedding of vice president’s daughter, Oluwadmilola, was set for her to be joined with her husband-to-be, Oluseun Bakare, son of billionaire business woman, Bola Shagaya.
NAIJ.com also reported details about the would-be couple with more unique tales of how they met.
Many people had first thought the groom-to-be was a Muslim by faith but that wrong perception was set right when it was revealed that he is actually a worker in the Redeemed Christian Church of God, the same church in which Oluwadamilola and her family worships.
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