Love is definitely in the air in the Nigerian Entertainment Industry. As you have probably heard, top Nigerian comedian and TV host of the Teju Babyface Show – Teju Oyelakin popularly known Teju Babyface will wed former model and MBGN 2011 Miss Photogenic Tobi Banjoko very soon.
Now the exclusive scoop on all the details, only on BN!
BellaNaija’s Damilare Aiki got in touch with the couple who have dating for a year now but have been acquainted for 3 years as Teju clearly puts it and they shared exclusive details about their BIG day. Teju and Tobi’s wedding will also be the celebrity wedding for the first season of the Which Bride is Next (WBIN) TV Show!
According to the bride to be Tobi, Teju proposed on the world’s most romantic day – Valetine’s Day (2012) at the Southern Sun Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos. Although surprised, Tobi said Yes and from then on, the journey of the soon to be Mr & Mrs began. Teju speaking on why he chose to spend the rest of his life with Tobi, in his own words ” I felt peace, kind of like the peace of God that passes all understanding”.
Aww! This is definitely love truly. Read all about the details of their upcoming nuptials.
Traditional Wedding – Thursday 30th August 2012
White Wedding – Saturday 1st September 2012
Top Nigerian comedian, Ali Baba will be the MC for the reception.
Funke Bucknor-Obruthe of Zapphaire Events
Teju will wear a bespoke suit by Nigerian label Taryor Gabriels of Lagos paired with shoes by Calvin Klein and Russell and Bromley.
Teju will have two best men – Sesan Popoola and Tunde Koiki. Top Nigerian comedians including Tee A, Koffi, Owen Gee, Basketmouth and Holy Mallam will also serve as groomsmen as well as Bunmi Davies, Kayode Peters, Niyi Sanuel, Gbenga Olotu, Gbadebo Oyelakin, Tunde Aluko, Tolu Awobiyi and Taryor Gabriels.
Nigerian designer Mai Atafo will create Tobi’s gown. Sworn to secrecy, he could only tell us that the gown will be a spectacular dress perfect for Tobi’s statuesque but one in line with the traditional bridal gown theme.
Tobi’s bridesmaids,will be dressed in royal blue dresses by Mai Atafo, which he stated will be “elegant and befitting for a red carpet“
Nigerian cakes maestro Tosan Jemide of Cakes by Tosan has been commissioned make a splendid cake for the couple’s big day.
Sliver & Turquoise
So cute! Congrats to the couple. We cant wait for the wedding!
Photo Credits: Shola Animashaun – www.SholaAnimashaun.com