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Together Forever As One: Obafemi Awe & Ashante Barnes Wed



On the 25th of July 2009 Obafemi Awe and Ashante Barnes took the final steps to becoming man and wife by taking the holy vows of matrimony in front of their families and friends who had come from both Atlanta and Lagos. The couple first met at a restaurant in Montclair, New Jersey in March 2007 and have been dating ever since.

The venue of the wedding was at the Pantagis Renaissance in Scoth Plains NJ, the colors Apple Red, Cream and Champagne set the tone for the color theme. The bride Ashante looked radiant in her Trumpet style wedding dress with champagne and ivory embellishments.Ashante’s locks were swept up in a classic up do and covered with an ivory veil. Obafemi looked dashing in his black suit and champagne colored tie.

We are at BN wish the couple a blissful married life

cutting of the cakeimage4First Dance



With family_________________________________________________________________________________

Pictures taken byDiane Herder


  1. Juno

    September 20, 2009 at 9:27 pm

    Nice! very simple and elegant. I looooove the cake!

  2. Xos

    September 21, 2009 at 5:53 am

    I like the colors they are different for a wedding.

  3. Jimi Williams

    September 27, 2009 at 10:36 pm

    Absolutely spectacular.

  4. Baba Tobi

    September 29, 2009 at 4:55 am

    Femooooooooooooooooooooo, The wedding was beautiful.. Congrats

  5. khadiva

    November 1, 2009 at 4:15 pm

    OH WOOOOOOOOOOOW! i went to school with femi, saw him @ the nigerian re-union in baltimore, didn’t know he was getting hitched. SHOCKING! congrat dude

  6. Elizabeth Johnson

    March 27, 2011 at 5:08 am

    I recognize the young man as my 2nd cousin. Congratulations my dear. Looks like you had a blessed wedding ceremony. May your marriage blossom as the lilies of the valley. Your unknown cousin, Aunty Unuata

  7. Inem

    October 25, 2011 at 12:13 pm

    Simple and unique

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