Inside Funke Akindele’s Fairy-Tale Wedding

It was a day of joy for one of the most popular Nollywood actresses, Olufunke Ayotunde Akindele now Olufunke Ayotunde Khadijat Oloyede having being formally and finally joined with her lover, Kehinde Oloyede. The marriage ceremony which took off on Thursday, 24th May 2012 with the traditional Islamic wedding known as Nikkai in the house of the Akindeles was rounded off on Saturday, 26th May 2012. Dotun Olanibi was at the 5-star wedding and presents the report. Enjoy it

Venue changed less than 24 hours to wedding!
For everybody who took the pain of going to the original venue of the wedding, Scorpio hall, all seasons plaza, Agidingbi, Lagos, they were not only surprised but disappointed that the venue has been changed less than 24 hours to the commencement of the program. We learnt that the change in venue was a deliberate attempt to control the crowd. Although there were rumours that the venue of the wedding has been sealed but that was found not to be true at the end of the day as a wedding took place between another couple In the same Scorpio hall meant to be used by Funke and Kehinde

The New Venue
The new venue was the multimillion naira Ezekiel Adamu’s owned Haven Event center, Oba Akinjobi way, Ikeja GRA which was filled to capacity

Engagement/ church wedding
It was a combination of the traditional engagement and church wedding rolled into one which signifies that everything came together the same day.

Event Packaging
The event was put together by Victoria F Events, as coordinator of the event while Drinks and food which was in excess was supplied by Bonix and
Bissycat caterers respectively. The beautiful wedding cake was however made by Cream Slices

Gbenga Adeyinka and Folusho Ogunjimi of the Shokoyokoto fame handled the compere of the ceremony

Celebrities Roll call
Genevieve Nnaji
Ini Edo
Desmond Elliot
Dayo Adeneye and wife
Tiwa Savage
Tayo Odueke aka Sikiratu Sindodo

Lanre Hassan aka Mama Awero
Fausat Balogun aka Madam Saje
Abiodun Majekodunmi aka baba kekere
Alhaji Ade Adenrele
Kunle Coker
Bakky Adeoye and his wife, Ireti Osayemi
Prince Ademola Adeniji Adele
Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Chioma Chukwuka Akpota
Halima Abubakar
Odunlade Adekola
Grace Amah
Peju Ogunmola
Eniola Badmus

Lola Idije
Liz Da Silva
Chico Ejiro and wife
Omoni Oboli and husband

Jide Babs
Abbey Lanre
Kenny Saint Best

Prince Jide Kosoko
Dayo Amusa
Abbey Lanre
Sunny Alli
Shola Kosoko
Comrade Kayode Opeifa
Ayo Makun aka AY
Alli Baba

Eldee and Tiwa Savage and Tosin Martins performed
Musical acts Eldee and Tiwa Savage and Tosin Martins were the cynosure of all eyes as they wowed guests with their songs.

Denrele causes stir
Eccentric performer, Denrele Edun was at his best. Immediately he came in, he cause a lot of stirs as people started running after him to have snapshots with him

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