BN Exclusive: In Loving Memory of her Mother, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde’s Foundation OYEP gives 20 Widows AMAZING Makeovers – Must See Photos!

She has starred in countless number of movies, her face has graced the cover of almost all Nigerian lifestyle publications and she is a dedicated and determined human rights and youth activist. These are just some of the one in a million ways to describe Nollywood screen star – Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde.

Omotola’s mother passed away 10 years ago and in celebration of the life and times of her dear mother, she and her Omotola Youth Empowerment Programme team showed love and gave a major transformation to 20 widows in an effort to encourage widows who have strived to keep the home front in order despite the demise of their spouses.

“The 20 Widows Makeover” programme was also organised to pamper and boost the confidence and self esteem of these widows. They were all given a first class treatment, beauty regimen which comprised of a total makeover starting with facials and massage by the reputable Fresh Look Spa and celebrity choice – H and H Spa. They had their hair done by in famous celebrity hair stylist – Ugo Igbokwe of Make Me Beauty and Makeup was done by House of Tara.

After the make-over, they were all taking on a shopping spree to upscale fashion boutique – Every Woman and finally had a photo session with in demand and pioneer photographer – Kelechi Amadi-Obi.

The final part of the programme which took place at Pine Park, Lekki saw lots of mouth watering delicacies such as delicious cupcakes by Mossy Ella Bakers, drinks from Chivita and many more. Apart from the numerous treats that these widows got, they all went home with various gift items like sets of designer pots, cooking utensils and a bag of rice each, make-up kit from House of Tara and words of encouragement from Pastor Tessy of Jesus My Shepherd Church. Kelechi Studios will also be sending a framed portrait to each of the 20 widows.

Speaking about the programme, Omotola said “This is something I wish I or someone had done for my mother.  If you give these women money, they would spend it on their kids. This time it’s about them.When my mother was alive, I didn’t know I was going to loose her so soon, she was a very beautiful woman but because of all her struggles, she neglected her personal needs, she didn’t get to enjoy all these things like going to the spa, going shopping. So, this is one thing I would have loved to do for my mum who was a widow for 10 years. It was lovely and fulfilling to see the entire transformation and I am really grateful to all that helped to make this happen”


One of the widows getting a hand massage

Spa Treatment

The Awe-Inspiring Transformations

Bunmi Oloko – Before & After


Comfort Ibiam -Before & After


Cecilia Inegbedion – Before & After


Elanbalu Goodluck-Agnes – Before & After


Florence Cletus – Before & After


Mary .B. Ejekhnine – Before & After


Ijeoma Daniel – Before & After


Izehi Ubene – Before & After


Magdalene Aleoghena – Before & After


Mercy .E. Orisakwe – Before & After


Odubayo Itohan Mercy – Before & After


Rita .C. Ibegwam – Before & After


Stella Aigbohun – Before & After


Roseline Idem – Before & After


Susan Inechioma – Before & After


Elizabeth Kayode Fayemi – Before & After


Okafor Welly Chinenye – Before & After

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde & her OYEP team arriving at the venue

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde & Pastor Tessy praying

The widows praying

The widows with some of their gift items

Contact: To get in touch with Omotola’s Foundation – Omotola Youth Empowerment Programme (OYEP), send an E-mail to

414 Comments on BN Exclusive: In Loving Memory of her Mother, Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde’s Foundation OYEP gives 20 Widows AMAZING Makeovers – Must See Photos!
  • Thelma January 24, 2012 at 11:28 am

    God bless her!!! at least these women will feel loved

    • Me January 24, 2012 at 12:17 pm

      I’m telling you! Even if it is only a one day encounter……i’m sure it would have helped prolong a life for atleast one of them emotionally. May God raise more people, to help the less fortunate, and may more fortunate nigerians learn that wealth is only a matter of time, chance and soley by the Grace of God.
      Omotola well done. i’ve always known you had more soul and depth in you than what nollywood projects. As you have brought smiles on these widows faces, so shall our God put a never ending smile on your household.

      • jay January 27, 2012 at 1:13 am

        this is commendable. God bless her!

    • Temiloluwa January 24, 2012 at 2:09 pm

      This is amazing. I see some really young widows here too 🙁 I’m glad to see them smile again. God bless Omotola. A really worthy cause.

    • ryder January 24, 2012 at 2:47 pm

      Omotola is an inspiration to all women.Y’ll should ff her on twitter @realomosexy and support her,dere is no celebrity as special as her

      • t January 25, 2012 at 9:43 pm

        I looked at these pictures and I cried…..God’s blessings will never run dry in Omotola’s life. If only for a day, these women smiled genuinely and they ALL LOOK SO BEAUTIFUL!!!!!…Omotola rocks!

  • flesym January 24, 2012 at 11:29 am

    God Bless you Omotola…

    • mirialle January 25, 2012 at 5:25 am

      amen to that

      • Ginika January 27, 2012 at 2:02 pm

        As in amen to that

        I was literally shouting, see transformation. This thing has taught me one of two things. Firstly, as a woman continue making an effort to look good. Meaning, dont stop putting on your make up or taking time out for yourself (if you can afford it). I mean, this brought back the youthful glow to them and they look amazing. Secondly, I can see what their husbands saw in them too, when they married them and also the beautiful you of now, dont let it die even as you get older. It is still you. They look like they are all in their late 20’s again.

        Godbless you Omotola.

    • Mercy Mwale – Kalulu January 23, 2013 at 2:22 pm

      God bless Omotolola. Your so kind and beautiful. Your indeed doing for the work on behald of the Lord and a brother to Man of God Prophet T.B. Joshua who also trying his best to do good to the people. I am from Malawi but I enjoyed your firms. Your indeed a good woman

  • Uduak January 24, 2012 at 11:30 am

    Wow, this brought tears to my eyes. May God bless Omotola for this show of loves

  • hauwa b. January 24, 2012 at 11:32 am

    omg, what a wonderful idea. Good job omotola. Mothers especially widows, work so hard to take care of everyon else at their expense.

  • doll January 24, 2012 at 11:33 am

    nice one

  • Ms. Jayee January 24, 2012 at 11:33 am

    God bless you Omotola.

  • HOWARD HOWARD January 24, 2012 at 11:33 am


    • Temiloluwa January 24, 2012 at 2:14 pm

      Absolutely. Stress brings doesn’t mesh well with beauty. It’s not just about the makeover. You can tell that for that day, they were happy, relaxed and had the chance to meet with others in like-situations. I’ve learnt a lot from this.

    • Obi January 24, 2012 at 6:46 pm

      They are indeed BEAUTIFUL!!! I was/ still am speechless. A little kindness … Jesus bless Omotola’s heart forever.

      • NMBW January 25, 2012 at 12:01 pm

        You can see the beauty and transformation even in their eyes.
        Noticed the way their eyes lit-up in the after pictures?

        Little acts of kindness make a world of difference.

        Guess that’s why Oprah rocks as well.


    • Berry Choco-Latte January 25, 2012 at 2:01 pm

      AS IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Great job. I totally wasn’t expecting it.

      Thank God for you, Omotola. A lot of mothers neglect themselves in favor of giving their all to their children and families. They really need to be appreciated while alive.


    • pearl July 3, 2014 at 5:51 pm

      asin they are incredibly beautifu. big ups to omotola for putting a smile on their faces and making them feel loved

  • joygeh January 24, 2012 at 11:36 am

    wao! the transformations were amazing… God bless Omomotola oo

  • omoJesu January 24, 2012 at 11:37 am

    Amazing! God bless you Omotola

  • Kiki January 24, 2012 at 11:39 am

    These transformations are simply amazing! WoW!

  • Iny January 24, 2012 at 11:41 am

    Beautiful thing she did for these women.

    • mirialle January 25, 2012 at 5:28 am

      she is so nice may god give her long live

  • Chikalaka January 24, 2012 at 11:41 am

    Nigerian women have really suffered in society but this just goes to show that there is beauty everywhere. It just has to be brought out, loved and appreciated. Omotola tried!

  • stephanie January 24, 2012 at 11:43 am

    this is beautiful!! God Bless Omotola

  • olamibo January 24, 2012 at 11:46 am

    wow, this is lovely. Omo T, may God continue to enrich ur pocket.

    • peter January 25, 2012 at 3:41 pm

      The God you serve will keep you please always Try to do more, Remain Blessed and never mind those ingrate.

      • mirialle January 26, 2012 at 1:19 am

        then why you can help too?

  • Abigail January 24, 2012 at 11:52 am

    Omotola,may the good God in heaven continue to enlarge your coast.

  • bibi January 24, 2012 at 11:52 am

    This ȋ̝̊̅ڪ simply breathtaking. Amazing changes in the lives of these women.Omotola this ȋ̝̊̅ڪ a job well done.May God reward you abundantly

    • Lizzy O January 24, 2012 at 2:33 pm

      Indeed… God Bless her real good. It’s beautiful what she did. These women look good, and stress just hides true beauty. But I’m sure, for this one day, they left their stress behind and enjoyed being pampered. Lovely!

  • Vincam January 24, 2012 at 11:53 am

    This is so inspiring…God bless Omotola…i pray d widows out there find succour such as this and a chance to feel loved and pampered. Im inspired

  • Aliza January 24, 2012 at 11:55 am

    As u decorate them this way. God will surely, richly bless you abundantly. Our mummies are looking good.

  • D Pretty January 24, 2012 at 11:57 am

    Oh My Lord.. This women look amazing. Who would have thot dey cld glow dat much. Thanks Omotola for our appreciating our Mothers. God Bless you and take you higher

  • i January 24, 2012 at 12:00 pm

    this is truly beautiful! may God continue to bless you OmoT.

  • Viv January 24, 2012 at 12:01 pm

    God will continue to bless u Omotola.. u are really doing a good job

  • Tee January 24, 2012 at 12:02 pm

    Am so touched. Am sure u mum is so proud of u. God bless u……..

  • January 24, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    so touching. God bless u omo T.

  • Esther January 24, 2012 at 12:05 pm

    this is a gud job

  • phaytea January 24, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    Awwww..Amazing stuff!!! God Bless Omotola

  • eesha January 24, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    OMG! See incredible transformation on these women. Omosexy God bless u immensely. Amen

  • Modupe January 24, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    this is really beautiful. May God bless her and help us also to be of use to people in need

  • Daniel s Awhare January 24, 2012 at 12:07 pm

    This is from a great mind, if you & I desire to be great then less tapped from this Great Grace of this Vision-er . God Bless your works & acts………. I m humble…..

  • Damsel January 24, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    What can i say,infact am speechless with their transformation.Omo sexy,God will continue to bless u more.

  • n.s January 24, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    this brought tears to my eyes… God Bless Omotola. that’s all i can say

  • khenny January 24, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    That was really thoughtful of her, the Lord will give her courage and strength to do more.

  • Bimby January 24, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    Wooooow! The makeup session is really transforming. I bet dis women will never be d same after dat unique experience. Kudos 2 u Omo Tee. More power to ur elbow.

  • Thelma January 24, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    Every woman is beautiful.. I cried nd smiled at the same time, God bless her for this

  • bola adeoye January 24, 2012 at 12:15 pm

    This is simply amazing! Omotola, the Lord will reward you for this show of love. You and your family will never lack good things in Jesus name.

  • Ajoke January 24, 2012 at 12:16 pm

    She is bless, May Almighty God appreciate her too.

  • Priscy January 24, 2012 at 12:16 pm

    the changes in these women are unbelievable….Omosexy God will replenish ur pocket a hundred folds. Nice work

  • Brownsugah January 24, 2012 at 12:17 pm

    ohhh this is so so beautiful! Omo T u too try for this o. The women look sooooo beautiful! Their neighbor fit pass dem for road sef no know dem again. The transformation is intense! Ah God will bless you, he will uphold you, he will restore you , he will lift you and you shall forever be the head and not the tail AMEN!

  • malume January 24, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    Omo Mama!!!!!!!! i admire u so much.keep it up with d good works. d God of d windows will never let u u ve decorated our mummies, d good Lord will decorate u and ur family beyond human understanding ds yr 2012 IJN Amen

  • mimi January 24, 2012 at 12:28 pm

    omg no make over has ever touched me this way brought tears 2 ma eyes..dis women looked so beautiful who wuld ve eva tot..*No woman i this world is ugly*chai..omotola ur da best non oda has don anyfin like dis..God bless u

  • Oma January 24, 2012 at 12:31 pm

    Brought tears to my eyes. The difference is clear. We need more of this. Widows are beautiful women too.

  • Theodora January 24, 2012 at 12:33 pm

    God bless you big ma…………….i couldnt help but shed tears simply amazing

  • pretty me January 24, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    this brot tears to my eyes.May the good Lord richly bless u Omo T.other nollywood acts nd celebrities should learn to follow suit.

  • Inem January 24, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    OMG! I just couldn’t help exclaiming after seeing each lady ‘before and after’….this is so lovely…God bless you, Omotola. All the ladies look so beautiful, after. So wonderful!

  • ucylo January 24, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    Omotola, u have just stepped ınto another level of prosperıty wıthout knowıng….It’s just a prıncıple, Gıve and ıt shall be gıven. May God bless u openly too…Amen plus ı love u

  • bunmi ojo January 24, 2012 at 12:38 pm

    Wow! This is inspiring, my mum is a widow and I always love to see her smile. Thaank u omotola for showing love to these women. God bless u!

  • missy January 24, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    may thed of the widows meet you at your point of need in Jesus name!Amen. This is really touching, see how they were all smiles.

  • Eniola January 24, 2012 at 12:39 pm

    Please provide details. Sure many of us would love to support this great work! Simply awesome……positivity

  • Tara Akinsulore (Taries MakeOver) January 24, 2012 at 12:40 pm

    Wow, I am in love with this. Thumps up to Omotola Jalade. Lots of love. I am sure those women will forever remember that day….Its a nice Idea. I likey.. May God Bless you more and more..

  • Laide January 24, 2012 at 12:44 pm

    Awwww Nice! God Bless!!

  • Fumi January 24, 2012 at 12:45 pm

    May Allah bless you Omo-sexy for the good work u doing for humanity and give us the opportunity to do same…Ameen

  • Alake January 24, 2012 at 12:49 pm

    God bless your beautiful heart Omotola!!!

  • Ife January 24, 2012 at 12:54 pm

    Wow, commendable. It actually brought tears to my eyes. May God bless Omotola for doing this and reminding them that they are beautiful.

  • Dee January 24, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    Aww. They’re such beautiful women. Love this!

  • maame aduako January 24, 2012 at 1:07 pm

    this is nice. these women look gorgeous .WOW AMAZING

  • kreemiedee January 24, 2012 at 1:08 pm

    wow, i hardly drop comments but this one seriously moved me , i see how the make over removed so many years from their look, and you can feel the happiness deep within them. GOD BLESS YOU OMO T

  • sweet BB January 24, 2012 at 1:09 pm

    God bless you Omotola and also bless your generations.

  • onyx January 24, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    fantastic idea. please keep it up God bless

  • honeymix January 24, 2012 at 1:13 pm

    may d gud Lord make u prosper in all u do, as u av brought smiles to these women’ faces so also God will definitely give u many reasons to smile.d transformation was rily splendid cos come 2 think of it i might not av noticed these women’s beauty at first glance buh dis was a complete makeover.

  • Negel January 24, 2012 at 1:15 pm

    Omo T. There is a saying, that says, the cry of a widow reachs God’s ears within a split second. May God bless you, for you were the God that they saw, with there own eye. they have Prayed to God on your Behalf, and you will continue to get more Blessings to enrich more. so i say thank you so very much on there behalf. God bless you.

  • C.D January 24, 2012 at 1:17 pm

    this is commendable Omotola, God bless you for this venture. This will make these women feel good about themselves and realise that they have an inner beauty that surpasses the sorrow they have gone through. Kee

  • babylawyer January 24, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    Omotola immense blessings on you and yours from the Almighty

  • Dahlia Voka January 24, 2012 at 1:20 pm

    wow nice pictures ane very inspiring

  • Steph Agen January 24, 2012 at 1:21 pm

    awww wow!! God bless Omotola plenty!

  • A January 24, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    Well done Omotola !! God Bless you.Very Commendable.

  • Rhecks January 24, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    This is truly a commendable feat by Omotola. The transformed looks of those women are simply incredible! Thank you for putting a smile on their faces Omotola, you are blessed!

  • Stella January 24, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    Omotola God will continue to bless you and ur entire family IJN Amen.

  • teebee January 24, 2012 at 1:41 pm

    amazing transformations! May you be richly blessed Omotola.If only our leaders would take time and give back instead of raping the country dry…..

  • me jare January 24, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    This is just amazing. Who you know this women are this pretty?
    I am really speechless. Hopefully, more women would see this and know that they are beautiful too. GOd will arise more helpers in our country.

  • olubukola January 24, 2012 at 1:43 pm

    God bless you Omotola! This is extremely commendable…. Thank You so much for doing this… May God keep your family so that y’all can enjoy and share great moments together. Meanwhile, other celebrities should please take note, this is worth emulating!

  • ralie January 24, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    I started watching make-overs on talk shows like ‘Jenny’ and ‘Sally’ on Sky 1 in the ’90s and presently, on ‘How Do I Look?’ on the Style network and believe me I have been wowed on a number of them but these?!?!?!….OMG!!!!The transformation is on another level!moving to the womens’s ‘after’ pictures and it seems like they are 20 years younger.I’ve always loved this gal, but i’m head-over-heels for her now.KUDOS OMOTOLA!God bless U!

  • ifyoma January 24, 2012 at 1:46 pm

    drop of tears on my pohen………… wat d heck are d other pics d women or sum sort of trick……………….God pls look After my mum……………now m beginning to like omotola sha……..crying

  • kerry January 24, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    Wow… That’s the Nigerian Spirit we need to promote in this challenging times.. God bless Omo T

  • viv January 24, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    Omotala, pls keep it up. It’s a beautiful thing that u did for these women. More grease to ur elbow in touching life.

  • vivian January 24, 2012 at 1:49 pm

    am so very touched,u can see wat he little care for soomeone can do.God bless u omo sexy as u give so shall ur coast expand

  • Emi January 24, 2012 at 1:55 pm

    May our good Lord richly bless u Omo T. OMG am lost for words……… the transformations are mind blowing.

    • Skales January 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm

      I am so touched. Omo T u have secured the live of your generations to come

  • dedun January 24, 2012 at 2:00 pm

    am proud of u omotola!God will definately bless u for this act of yours

  • Teebaby January 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm

    Truly inspiring…

  • Pam January 24, 2012 at 2:10 pm

    This is very touching, may God bless you Omotola. You’ve brought joy and smiles to their faces and they all look nice. Your mum surely is proud of you.

  • dyn January 24, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    Suffer no be better thing o. see how a lil pampering took years off them. Omo T, I never really liked U till now. God bless U real good

  • Ayodele O.J January 24, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    This is original Transformation Agenda, Prez. Jonathan should appoint her to chair the transformational agenda committee without delay. lol, much love Omo T.

  • Anonymous January 24, 2012 at 2:12 pm

    God bless you Omotola! I was close to tears…

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  • Sunshine January 24, 2012 at 2:17 pm

    Amazing…good job Omo T.

  • Tess January 24, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    Omo T, I have always liked you but right now, you have earned my love. I love u girl and do keep this up. Someone said a paryer that i woule like to say Amen to “as you decorate them, so shall God decorate you”….. Amen.

  • Mssocialbee January 24, 2012 at 2:21 pm

    What an inspiring program! Really loved the concept of pampering the widows and I hope it ultimately leads to self empowerment for the widows, so that they can nurture their beauty. They are indeed beautiful.

  • wow! January 24, 2012 at 2:23 pm

    *eyes moist & goose bumps* are just some of my experience from looking at these pictures the transformation is phenomenal.
    GOD BLESS YOU BIG Omo T! 1 more reason to love u. remain blessed!

  • Ruth January 24, 2012 at 2:24 pm

    Am really inspired. Omotola you have no idea of the impact you have made in the lives of this mothers, may GOD bless you more abundantly, amen. We need more of this, kudos

  • mariam January 24, 2012 at 2:26 pm

    Amazing and inspiring,wao.God bless u Omotola,you have sown a seed in the lives of these women and God in his infinite mercy will reward your labour of will not be a widow in Jesus name

  • Ice queen January 24, 2012 at 2:29 pm

    Every woman is indeed beautiful, truly amazing transformations! well done Omo’ Sexy. May your rivers of blessings never run dry. God bless you

  • Ann January 24, 2012 at 2:32 pm

    Amazing…wow this is soooo good! The women look younger and happy. God bless you real good Omotola.

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  • bukky January 24, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    ok!I want to cry!!!sniff !Great job Omotee

  • ZAINAB January 24, 2012 at 2:44 pm

    God bless omotola jalade

  • bimbo adeyemo January 24, 2012 at 2:50 pm

    Wow! Shrt of words. Omotola took d care of widows away frm wat wat we r used to. Making dem feel good about demselvs is a totally awesome concept dat I no dey will forever live 2 appreciate. God bless her richly.

  • jaygal January 24, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    wow! dats was really hapy to see dis women lukin beautiful.indeed every woman is beautiful in her own ay.omo sexy u really try nd God will reward u abundantly.

  • okin January 24, 2012 at 2:53 pm

    This was emotional to watch…May God bless Omotola for doing this for these women. Beauty is truly subjective…..

  • hotdame January 24, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    Am in tears. God bless u omot. Kai babe u are are too mush. I just hope d women sustain it just 4 a period. But he who clothes and feeds a widow, will be clothed by God himself. May God bless ur family. Alot of entertainers out there make alot more dan she does but d wont help. Intead d buy d latest houses and cars in town and abroad. Smh

  • nenye January 24, 2012 at 2:58 pm

    its very touchy,you know every woman is beautiful when taken care of.see transfomation.Omo baby, Keep the flag flying

  • wunmi January 24, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    Got tears in my eyes,awwwwww,im so touched. Omotola well done.May God continue to bless you putting smiles on these widows’ faces.

  • Makioba January 24, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    wowww this was just to touching to watch…i honestly had goose bumps on me and teary eyes….

  • ogo January 24, 2012 at 3:00 pm

    Waooo,tears drooloing down from my eyes,this is indeed gross,very inspiring,Omotala,u re indeed a rolemodel,may God Almighty bless d works of hand according to his riches in glory,AMEN.welldone!

  • Adorableyemi January 24, 2012 at 3:02 pm

    Good job Omotola! God bless you richly.

  • moi! January 24, 2012 at 3:03 pm

    Wow! Omotola, may the almighty continuously shower you with his blessings! Look at these women glow!!

  • rogotigi January 24, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    This is soo touching! There’s no way God won’t repay Omotola for this… Gosh, what a way to put smiles on pplez faces. That one-day event wud take those women thru their lifetime! Its beyond amazing.
    This also goes to tell us dt no matter hw small it is, alwyz strive to put a smile on someone’s face!

  • partyrider January 24, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    Breath of fresh air..God bless you

  • Focus January 24, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    God bless you Omotola!!!!!!!!

  • Tiki January 24, 2012 at 3:18 pm

    I’m betting after this makeover some of these widows found husbands! God bless Omosexy…

  • Amina January 24, 2012 at 3:20 pm

    This brought tears to my eyes. God bless Omotola a million times.

  • dolly P January 24, 2012 at 3:23 pm

    Really I am not a fan of Omotola, but after seeing these beautiful makeover of this lovely ladies I am so pleased with her and I just want to say THANK YOU FOR MAKING A DIFFERENCE. It is a wonderful gesture that is not commonly seen anywhere.

  • madam Ben January 24, 2012 at 3:26 pm

    These women look young and beautiful. I salute Omotola’s courage. you have added more years to them. God bless you for wiping tears off their faces

  • Akosua January 24, 2012 at 3:27 pm

    God bless You Omot. This is very kind of you. I am very impressed.

    BTW please loose that thing – that is so 1998. Who uses yahoo anymore for business. Register this great cause and get a real domain for just $9.99 per year and get a real professional email account. I am not feeling this yahoo yahoo email. Somethign like would be better.

    Nonetheless God bless you for what you have done for the widows.

    • yugo_girl January 26, 2012 at 1:11 am

      ur busytrying to market ur own business 4 d sake of making more money i guess…bigger pple are busy making a giving, getting bigger by their givings and prolonging their days on earth. why cant u get smart and join the wagon of givers??? when will pple even learn? i wonder! well done Omotola…ur an inspiration to d world…God will bless u beyond ur imaginations…muaaahhh!!

  • Akosua January 24, 2012 at 3:29 pm

    Oh i forgot to say ALL the women look beautiful. May God comfort their hearts, give them strength to take care of their kids – Bless ya hearts

  • lekwe January 24, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    you can see the Joy on their faces….may God bless you Omotola

  • Lagos Boy January 24, 2012 at 3:32 pm

    It is always better to give back… I love this!

  • jess January 24, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    I’ve never really paid attention to Omotola and her affairs but i must say that i am impressed by this initiative. This is indeed a makeover as it will touch them in more ways than one. Thank you Omotola….thumbs up!!!

  • Unbeatable January 24, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    The first time I am moved to comment on this site, watching this made me flooded in my own tears. There is really nothing as awesome as putting a smile on someone`s face it could be all the person needs to take a second breathe. Seeing the before and after gives a clear picture of what this great women has gone through in life. Omotola U are a BLESSING

  • Queen Ahaiwe January 24, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    Thank you for putting smile on the face of widows, God bless you and you will not be a widow in Jesus Name, Amen.

  • Hadassah January 24, 2012 at 3:43 pm

    This made me real teary. I’ve decided to do the same for my momma who is a widow too asap as I can afford it and dont want to regret not doing so. If I give my mum the money too, she will find 1,001 things she needs to do. God bless you OmoSexy. May God always give you reasons to rejoice IJN. Im impressed, gbam!

  • konnie January 24, 2012 at 3:44 pm

    This brought tears to my eyes. My mum survived my dad for only 10 months or so and it was difficult to bring a smile to her face. Just seeing the transformation brings joy to my heart. Omotola, I pray God replenishes you and all the support team. amen

  • BubblyBliss January 24, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    Omotola is such an amazing woman! God bless her! This is true Christianity, showing and giving love. I pray to be a blessing to as many people possible in my life time and I pray we all never miss the opportunity to bless others while caught up in our own lives. Amen

  • InCotonou January 24, 2012 at 3:45 pm

    This is sure a rare and wonderful thing. I’ve always liked Omotola. Now I know why. when someone is genuinely generous of mind and spirit, you can feel it!

  • moi January 24, 2012 at 3:47 pm

    this is divine, Good bless omosexy for wanting widows to luk sexy too, but i tink it was a makeover so that should have included shoes to fit their different dresses** just guessing**

  • amarachi January 24, 2012 at 3:49 pm

    wow dis is lovely, its a beauty to see smiles on their faces
    omotola as u hv put smiles on their faces nd luv in their heart so shall GOD bless nd uplift u nd ur household. God bless u nd God bless 9ja

  • honeymix January 24, 2012 at 3:51 pm

    i av always loved u omo sexy buh dis just made me love u most.kisses kisses kisses.

  • GKay January 24, 2012 at 3:53 pm

    Omotola you’re a star!! May God bless you, preserve your life and that of your husband! I was moved to tears… So many of these women will “live” again on the inside. God bless you! Speechless…

  • Lue January 24, 2012 at 3:55 pm

    God bless you Omo T. thank you for making them smile

  • UU January 24, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    God bless you Omo-T……God bless you

  • Jerry January 24, 2012 at 3:57 pm

    Man! i am in shock….wah,My God bless Omotola for giving these women back their joy and making them laugh again,the happiness precipitates through the pictures.God bless you dear.

  • SLY January 24, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    Some of the celebs should also follow this steps and God will bless them!!! Omosexy, God richly bless you for what you’ve done.

  • cecille January 24, 2012 at 3:59 pm

    Tears….so happy. Thank you Omotola.

  • D gurl next door January 24, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    Wow! the transformations are way amazing!!! was soo close to tears.. God bless u ma’am God bless u beyond ur comprehension, u did a wonderful job

  • inya January 24, 2012 at 4:14 pm

    All I kept saying looking at the efore and after shots was ‘WOW’!!! Well done Omo T. I am so proud of u for putting smiles on the faces of these women. As u have sown,so shall u reap in Jesus Name. Mummy must be smiling from ear to ear in heaven right now. Well done and I do hope men and women of means also reach out to others. Mwah!!!

  • beatrice January 24, 2012 at 4:16 pm

    OMG her speech was soo touching.This woman is exceptional.

  • Ndidi January 24, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    What a beautiful and moving tribute. This is truly an act of love, generosity and kindness. I respect Ms. Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde for this unselfish and beautiful gift to the widows. May her days be blessed.

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  • Naveah January 24, 2012 at 4:27 pm

    What a wonderful idea and I LOVE the transformations. This is why you will continue to increase, Omotola…great job, girl! KUDOS, mama.

  • vee January 24, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    wow! this is amazing! good job Omotola

  • titolicious January 24, 2012 at 4:38 pm

    ive just developed a new level of respect for Omotola. Im so teary-eyed right now. Well done, and God honour and replenish you big time>

  • shadeow January 24, 2012 at 4:44 pm

    wow i was soo close to crying in the office when i saw this…….the pictures are going to last a life time…what she did for these women is price less.

  • Essie January 24, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    Fantastic Idea. I hope she is able to read all these comments and get even more inspiration. Whatever she spent on these women, may God increase it back to her a thousand fold.

  • jennietobbie January 24, 2012 at 4:50 pm

    Omotola Jalade…thank you for being a woman 🙂 You inspire me beyond words. Speechless

  • pynk January 24, 2012 at 4:56 pm

    Omotola may God increase u 10 folds.

  • judy January 24, 2012 at 5:02 pm

    wow…this is amazing. weldone omo T

  • Abiola January 24, 2012 at 5:04 pm

    This so touched my heart. This is a good thing you did. may GOD bless you. You know for many of these women this is the only thing they need to move on. Just one look in the mirror and many of these beautiful women will decide to move on with life. This is so touching. may GOD bless Omotola and her family in Jesus’ name.

  • dorothy January 24, 2012 at 5:05 pm

    this is soo touching…i was almost crying, well done omotola.

  • sk January 24, 2012 at 5:06 pm

    I was about saying what’s the point until i saw the pictures and i was blown away. good job Omotola keep it up

  • too blessed to be cursed January 24, 2012 at 5:20 pm

    Omotola, God will continually bless you.As you have beautified these women, God will continually beautify your life too.You will never lack a good thing.You and your husband will enjoy yourselves till old age in Jesus’ name.I was looking at these pictures& tearing up.These women are so beautiful.My Mom was widowed at an early age& widows can be so sacrificing.My Mom worked so hard to see that my sibling& I were well provided for.She would rather buy us clothes than buy one for herself.Now I am in a thinking mode of how to be a blessing to less privileged people.God bless you Omotola.Your children will not be fatherless or motherless at an early age in Jesus name, Amen.

  • Yusuf Sophia January 24, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    Well done Omotola, am really proud of u. For touching these lives in dis unique way, Jehovah will always defend u n ur family IJN.

  • Shosho January 24, 2012 at 5:23 pm

    This is indeed very touchung….seeing the transformation was mind blowing and brought me to tears. The before pictures you can see the pain, lonliness and hardship on their faces. Its not easy being a single parent and having to deny yourself of so many things in order to care for your family. Most especially missing your companion…..Omotola well done!

  • ade January 24, 2012 at 5:26 pm

    My good God ,can anyone believe all this woman are all pretty , jehova pls do another transformation in their lives too. god bless omotfor reaching out for them, hun nigeria economy is also to blame .

  • yoyo92 January 24, 2012 at 5:38 pm

    All these women became much more younger after the amazing transformation.
    God will continue to bless and work through you Omotola…. I, one day would like to be an inspiration and a comforter to others. Oh Majestic and Wonderful God, PLEASE WORK THROUGH ME!!!

  • ugochi anyaka January 24, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    unbelievable. couldn’t hold back my tear. God bless Omotola

  • Kemi January 24, 2012 at 5:52 pm

    I would love to watch the reaction on their faces as their new look was unveiled…

    God bless you, Omotola and your team for giving these women a ray of hope in their difficult journey of grief. You inspire me!!!

  • kiks January 24, 2012 at 6:04 pm

    Am so short of words bt above all God bless u omotola and may u reap d friut of ur labour esp from ur sooooo impressed

  • sides January 24, 2012 at 6:12 pm

    God Bless You Maam

  • reney January 24, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    baby, this is so grate. for once these mothers felt loveand belongingness. keep it up

  • Tobs January 24, 2012 at 6:13 pm

    “After the make-over, they were all taking on a shopping spree to???????” Bella Naija, am i missing somethin here?

  • Nkechi January 24, 2012 at 6:19 pm

    amazing transformations!!

  • Atukpa January 24, 2012 at 6:22 pm

    Kudos to Omotola, this was so thoughtful. Your mom must be proud, i don’t know you and i’m proud. God bless you immensely and everyone involved in this transformation for a day for being so thoughtful.

  • Baby Dee January 24, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    Tola, i’m glad the whole world is finally getting to see the woman we know already. Mom would be so so proud of you. You were dead on when you said you wished someone did this for her when your dad passed. She was doing what all mothers in her position would do, she was providing for you and the boys, to make sure you guys had everything daddy would have provided for you had he been alive. I still remember those days like yesterday. I’m very very proud of you. God bless you.

  • Omobolaji Jalade January 24, 2012 at 6:27 pm

    For all you have done for me and my brother alone, I cannot but thank you, Mama Jal lived a very short life somewhat unfulfilled but I am sure she is happy in heaven as she smiles down on you. Keep doing what you are doing and God will make you bigger

  • Lulu January 24, 2012 at 7:04 pm

    This is so so touching, see how radiant they look… God bless you Omotola.

  • Motunrayo Reis-Alade January 24, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    Dis is a really beautiful thing to do. Am indeed touched, dis is a wake up call to oda celebs like u, God bless u real good…

  • Uju G January 24, 2012 at 7:10 pm

    These women are “unveiled beauties”… EVERY WOMAN IS BEAUTIFUL and we need to re-enforce that as often as possible .. circumstances mostly associated to stress just hides it … God bless her (omotola) heart and home immensely beyond every expectation

  • Rit January 24, 2012 at 7:16 pm

    Omotola my role model what can i say?God will richly bless u,God will uplift u and u’ll go from Glory to Glory,Amen.

  • Stella January 24, 2012 at 7:29 pm

    I love this! God bless them all.

  • pendo January 24, 2012 at 7:39 pm

    amazing what makeup, different hairstyle, different clothes and most importantly a SMILE can do. Well done Omosexy for puting a smile on these widows faces. i know yours is a youth empowerment foundation but please consider taking on widows as well to help them with sustainable development projects so that they can take better care of themselves and their children. African societies can be considerably harsh to widows sometimes taking all they have and leaving them with nothing. God bless the work of your hands Omotola!!!

  • ida January 24, 2012 at 7:44 pm

    I don’t know if it’s me, but these women look too different from their ‘before’ looks. Was the makeover beyond hair and make up or it was with surgeries?
    I appreciate the gesture, but after a good look at them, I hope the ‘after pics are true.

    • Pooja January 25, 2012 at 3:54 am

      Who are you to speak this way? What gives you the right to think of such..Do you think these women are not beautiful? Son!! This is not a place for stupid jokes, if you want to laugh, take a good look in the mirror and you will find something to laugh about. These are great women who are beautiful in sight of God and man…you on the other hand is just a low-life human who has no other job to do other than doubt and try to take the piss out of something so dear to these women. You appreciate the gesture….I don’t think so. My advise to you is this..pray to God to have mercy on you and that the grace of God be upon me that I don’t rain curses on you for what you are implying about the looks of these great women here. Once again my sincere and honest advise to you son, is you don’t fool around sensitive matters, or anybody at all in life, cause someone else is watching you. And when you get caught, you will reagret the day you ever haboured the thought and say something foolish. Utter wise words son!!! And you will be free from foolishness!!! Better still,if you have nothing positive to say, then shut your trap!!!!

      • molarah January 26, 2012 at 2:08 pm

        why the need for insults? people have a right to their own opinion – for me and many others this is a great initiative, some others might think otherwise, they reserve the right to do so?

  • viv January 24, 2012 at 7:45 pm

    u’re jst a saint OmoT if God do nt blss u who will.

  • aduks January 24, 2012 at 7:47 pm


  • Truth be told January 24, 2012 at 7:48 pm

    Everyone is beautiful. Omotola just made that obvious. Stress and poverty is what causes strain in people

  • chi d babe January 24, 2012 at 7:51 pm

    omg im soo touched by this. i know the second woman, she sells rroasted plantain by my house in surulere. I could not believe my eyes when I saw her, I had to call my siblings to come and see to make sure. God bless u OmoT for this

  • adenike January 24, 2012 at 8:02 pm

    Never cried like this while viewing pictures. I cried because these are everyday women,some live on your street,we buy stuff from some,and we attend church with some-they are regular people. You touched their lives,you made them smile (be it for one day),they met you(which is a great deal to them)……May God pray for you Omotola Jalade Ekeinde. I’m still in tears right now………

  • Summer January 24, 2012 at 8:05 pm

    Simply amazing…I am just happy for these women. Omo-Sexy this is just simply great. God bless you.

  • Kenny January 24, 2012 at 8:11 pm

    Increadible work!!!! what a great example from a remarable young woman. May in His infite mercy direct his blessings towards you and your family.There is nothing as good as putting smiles in the face of the helpless. Keep up the good work Omosexy and i hope Nigerians learn from your exampl.

  • LOLS January 24, 2012 at 8:16 pm

    This is absolutely remarkable and so touching! I have never ever placed a comment before on BN but this feature is so moving I can’t but do so. God bless you loads Omotola, I’m so inspired…

  • ifeoma n. January 24, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    this is so beautiful!!!! true true every woman is beautiful in her own right. they deserve this make-over. loosin ur husband and stayin around for ur kids is not the easiest job to do, most pple even run away. kudos to dem. i sure say dem no go wash their face for one week. lol!!!

  • Godlovesme4me January 24, 2012 at 8:23 pm

    Great!! Great!!! GREAT!!!!! Job Omotola, these women will never forget what you did for them and their children will always remember. God bless you and many more achievements.

  • nnena January 24, 2012 at 8:59 pm

    Omotola reality show is going to be really nice to watch. seems the make-over is part of the recording for the reality show.

  • Akpeno January 24, 2012 at 9:04 pm

    Wow I’m impressed with Omotola! Yeah some people might think it’s a shallow thing getting makeovers but believe me US women know better! God Bless her Jor! I especially like Comfort and Magdalene’s makeover….

  • toyosi January 24, 2012 at 9:20 pm

    this is a lovely work. I’M proud!

  • Tinu Ade January 24, 2012 at 9:52 pm

    This is amazing! Kudos to Omotola.

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  • stella.m.w. January 24, 2012 at 9:58 pm

    omotola ur truly an inspiration.God bless u.UR our nigerian michael jackson.A great humanitarian who cares for pple.ur awesome infact im short of words.

  • Mfonobong Asuquo January 24, 2012 at 10:09 pm

    This is really inspiring,Omotola Ekehinde u r marked for blessings!! Kudos.

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  • Efe Tommy January 24, 2012 at 10:22 pm

    Wow!!! Am super proud of my Queen of Osexy Nation. You have done really well and made d women folk proud with dis move. Wow!

  • @HerExcellency7 January 24, 2012 at 10:44 pm

    This is so lovely and inspiring, they sure look happy. The woman in the Yellow dress turned out really gorgeous, others look fab too. God bless Omotola.

  • Written January 24, 2012 at 10:47 pm

    Wow… I just…wow. God bless you, Omotola.

  • eloho January 24, 2012 at 10:51 pm

    Wow! I kept scrolling picture after picture and all i could say was wow! Oh my God! You shall not be deserted in your old age; Omotola, God bless you!

  • zaynab January 24, 2012 at 11:05 pm

    God bless omotola … Awesome!

  • hghg January 24, 2012 at 11:18 pm

    Omotola ur the bestest in the movie industry,even before now you have always been nice and open to your fans unlike some of your pals ,so stock up and empty.Look at you,your married,you have kids,your doing well.Welldone my dear.I take back every nasty comments i made at ur red carpet indecent exposure, was it grammy?ok ur the best God bless you my dear.Your so wise,kinds like you are so rear because you know that after now there is another life.

  • ojaybaby January 24, 2012 at 11:21 pm

    Mehn this is what we need,stars giving back to those who need it the most,the way she has taken from her time and resources, to bless these women,she will surely never lack.God bless her 🙂

  • Nikki January 24, 2012 at 11:25 pm

    i’m short of words&moved to’s amazing when to see the physical impact that your actions have made on the widows lives….great job, they are so beautiful…some of the women looked more than 10 years younger after the makeover. Prior to this,i liked Omotola but now I love her! God bless you and your organisation beyond your expectations in Jesus Name…Amen

  • tia January 24, 2012 at 11:26 pm

    Brought tears to my eyes the way the makeover took off years and made them look so radiant. Kudos, Omotola!

  • Purpleicious Babe January 24, 2012 at 11:45 pm

    ohhh WOW @ all the positive reviews… OMOTOLA must be blushing with encouragement and fulfillment.

    I am almost tempted not to comment, but well done and keep up the good CSR… It will not only improve your reputation but its shows you in a different light and how down to earth you really are…

    As many have prayed, I join my faith with them that this opportunity to make widows smile will not be one off but there will more and more. More rolled out across the country and before you know it people are buying into the idea and doing it in their own country(yes, it can also become a business venture, i.e. a CHARITY)…

    You have inspired many many and many people through this, you can only pat yourself and the team on your shoulders..

    Well done team omotola…. GREAT WORK..

    Very impressive too, all the widows looked AMAZING… AS IN….

    Baba GOD will continue to inspire you and protect your family.

  • naijagal January 25, 2012 at 12:24 am

    stunning beautiful and inspiring love this post in tears!Bless

  • unknown January 25, 2012 at 12:32 am

    its called using your celebrity status to impart lives! well done omotola! she has come to understand that its alot more than the glitz and glamour that comes with the life on the fab lane,wish other public figures will take a cue from her!tonto oge ini mercy,open ya eyes o

  • rowena inyang January 25, 2012 at 12:47 am

    God bless you for this….you shall never lack for the love you have shared for these beautiful women……

  • shi January 25, 2012 at 12:50 am

    woooow! God bless u! that is all…

    • chybabe January 25, 2012 at 6:22 am

      I am really not a regular comment poster on this site, but Omotala’s act of kndness was very inspiring and touchy. Women should emulate such act, encourage each other, love one another as God loves us, stop the competetion and the bickering for we only live for a moment and what gain is there when the most of our time were spent hating, competing instead of loving. We cannot do it alone without the help of our Lord Jesus, so give Him a chance today. God bless you Omotala and your family.

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