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Exclusive: Gospel Singer Benita Okojie & Olawale Adeyina are Getting Married! Pre-Wedding Photos

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benita-okojie-and-olawale-adeyina-pre-wedding-photos_benwal-prewed-05Child star Benita Okojie and Olawale Adeyina are getting married this month!

Benita Okojie is a gospel artiste and Olawale Adeyina is a media enterpreneur – CEO of Green Street Media Network, publishers of techcityng.com.

The blushing bride tells BellaNaija Weddings

We attended the same university – Redeemers University. We started out as friends and after we graduated, he wanted us to be more than friends. I prayed and asked my mum for her counsel and I felt a certain peace so I consented and I Thank God for what we share and how far we’ve come.

~ Photography: Tega Sketch Studios

How He Proposed
by the bride, Benita
benita-okojie-and-olawale-adeyina-pre-wedding-photos_benwal-prewed-22Olawale and my sister Bella are very good friends and business partners which is one of the things that drew me to him because my sister and I are very close. Over the years, in the course of our relationship, both of them have been able to team up and surprise me on several occasions and it can be annoying because together they pull great surprises for me and I never have the slightest clue beforehand. So  I knew he would also get my sister involved when he was ready to pop the question.benita-okojie-and-olawale-adeyina-pre-wedding-photos_benwal-prewed-27Anyway, one morning, The Nerd (as I like to call him) called me and we gisted as usual, after we did he asked to speak with my sister under the guise of work related stuff. He said she needed to go to the office to turn in a client’s job as soon as possible. I had no idea they had planned to go to the ring store. After their conversation, we made plans to go and see a movie.benita-okojie-and-olawale-adeyina-pre-wedding-photos_benwal-prewed-20I went to get ready and we had agreed that he would pick me up at 12 pm. when it was 12, there was no sign of him. 1pm passed, then 2pm… he still hadn’t come. I called to ask him why he was taking long. He apologized and said he had to get a job done for a client but he was on his way. When he came home, he came with my sister and she was forming vexing, that they didn’t open the gate early. It was part of her script. Lol.benita-okojie-and-olawale-adeyina-pre-wedding-photos_unnamed-1-1I was so concerned with us getting to the movies early to watch a particular movie that I didn’t notice anything strange. I went to get something outside and when I came back to the living room, I saw him kneeling with a box. I just started screaming and running round the house. I don’t remember anything he said. My mum had to ask me to “give him an answer o”. It’s one day I will not forget in a hurry.benita-okojie-and-olawale-adeyina-pre-wedding-photos_benwal-prewed-09

BellaNaija Weddings wishes Benita and Olawale the best life together as One.benita-okojie-and-olawale-adeyina-pre-wedding-photos_benwal-prewed-15

Photography: Tega Sketch Studios

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53 Comments

  1. Nnamdi

    November 15, 2016 at 8:19 pm

    Love Nwantiti

    • Xoxo

      November 17, 2016 at 3:17 am

      *singing* o yi de o yi de

  2. UNCLE GWE GWE GWE

    November 15, 2016 at 8:26 pm

    Who pre-wedding pictures epp?? She turned out to be a pretty girl tho?

    • nene

      November 15, 2016 at 9:07 pm

      she was always pretty. still has the same face

  3. Lovely

    November 15, 2016 at 8:26 pm

    Nooooooo l was going to marry her that year. ??? (just joking). I understand now how it feels when your childhood celebrity crush is about to get married. Congratulations ?. I wish you guys all the best. ?

    • nene+

      November 15, 2016 at 11:37 pm

      Yaay! Happy married life in advance Benny! Met you at RCCG Grace Sanctuary Ogba! God bless your marriage! Your mum can sing for Africa! Great woman!

    • Cartoon

      November 16, 2016 at 9:55 pm

      Met her there too

  4. Spunky

    November 15, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    They look good together.

  5. Pam

    November 15, 2016 at 8:33 pm

    Nice photos! HML on advance. Oluwa i’m still waiting oh.?

    • Marlvina

      November 15, 2016 at 9:08 pm

      Don’t worry. God will do it.

    • PositiveMe

      November 25, 2016 at 10:45 am

      He will do yours Pam. He is faithful.

  6. Pam

    November 15, 2016 at 8:33 pm

    *in advance…

  7. Oluwakemi

    November 15, 2016 at 8:44 pm

    Beautiful pictures…God bless your union

  8. Eii

    November 15, 2016 at 8:45 pm

    Beautiful!!!!!!!!!

  9. gee

    November 15, 2016 at 8:46 pm

    Aww congrats!

  10. o

    November 15, 2016 at 8:55 pm

    Congratulations. Beautiful pics. Not OTT and very lovely.

  11. Bubu

    November 15, 2016 at 8:56 pm

    Awww, congrats Benny, suspected the Techcity guy was the Nerd!! Bellarose Chief Bridesmaid tinz. Soo happy for them!!

  12. Unekwu

    November 15, 2016 at 9:03 pm

    God still makes things beautiful in His time. Congratulations

  13. Marykay

    November 15, 2016 at 9:07 pm

    To all those who religiously chant Yoruba demons -In your face!!! Congratulations Benita, long life and prosperity hip hip hip hurray!

    • jade edo babe

      November 16, 2016 at 12:54 am

      lol..forget this demon tin o because the way babes dey fall for yoruba guys they must not be demon afterall. Me I dey wait for my yoruba angel.
      Congrats to this couple. God’s blessing on them. I admire Benita since she was a little girl., she was pretty then and still pretty now.

  14. Amaka

    November 15, 2016 at 9:12 pm

    Beni I am so grateful to God for you. You went to Uni. No baby mama stories or scandals. Keep up the faith dear.

  15. Isaac Dung

    November 15, 2016 at 9:17 pm

    Wale! I can’t say I did not see this coming.. Happy for you as though I was the one planning my nuptial flight. This union has been ordained by God already and I trust you two to make the best of it. Furnish me wedding plans abeg make I sow new cloth sharpish!

  16. Royalty

    November 15, 2016 at 9:22 pm

    Aww so happy to see this! God bless them! HML to the beautiful couple.

  17. Cynthia

    November 15, 2016 at 10:13 pm

    Beni! Congrats! She is a veery God fearing and nice gurl! We served together at the same PPA, may God bless your union. If u r reading this, please send me the wedding details on my fb inbox, I will definitely want to attend.

  18. Ope

    November 15, 2016 at 11:12 pm

    Beautiful!

  19. X-Factor

    November 16, 2016 at 12:21 am

    Congratulations!

  20. Ibi

    November 16, 2016 at 12:22 am

    I had an accident when I was 4 and couldn’t walk for a while and I remember my dad had her cassette tape .I can vividly remember that your song was playing in the background when I learned to walk again not relevant I know just wanted to share cos she holds a special place in my heart. I wish you a lifetime of happiness. MAY God bless you always

    • Yomi

      November 16, 2016 at 9:01 am

      Of course it’s relevant….i felt goose bumps by reading your testimony.

  21. ChiChi

    November 16, 2016 at 12:30 am

    Now singing* I am glad, i’m a child of God, I’m happy I am a child of Jesus, When he calls me, I will run to to him’. Good times. Congrats hun!

  22. Jibril Eroh

    November 16, 2016 at 4:19 am

    Congratulations in advance.

  23. Juliet Omozusi

    November 16, 2016 at 6:42 am

    Awwwwwww so cute!! Congrats my childhood padi… Your union shall be a blessing. Wishing you marital positivity, in this journey of a lifetime.

  24. Pat Elegant

    November 16, 2016 at 7:13 am

    Congrats Beni&Olawale wish u both a fulfilled home.

  25. Mo'Diva

    November 16, 2016 at 8:55 am

    Awwww i’m happy for you benita. God’s still in the business of doing miracles

  26. Moniker

    November 16, 2016 at 8:58 am

    There goes another crush walking down the aisles. Let me bask in the hope that the beautiful ones are not born… na lie, cause they are born daily and are given out in marriage daily. God bless your new life. I remember her doing ‘Osamudiahme’ with her wrapper going down her chest. Chai, I don old o. Congrats to them, they look good together…

  27. Adaoma

    November 16, 2016 at 9:36 am

    Congrats Beni & Olawale, God bless your home

  28. "changing moniker"

    November 16, 2016 at 9:44 am

    Wow and they’ve kept mum about it on their vlog…
    I love the sisters!

  29. blueivy

    November 16, 2016 at 10:24 am

    and why has she stopped singing?

  30. Sandra

    November 16, 2016 at 10:28 am

    Grow up listening to your song and mum keep compering me to you. Am so happy for you. Baba God still they wait oooo.

    • Huh?

      November 16, 2016 at 11:17 am

      Lmao?? Nigerian parents and comparisons.

    • Areke Ogbonna

      November 16, 2016 at 11:47 am

      ??????

    • aj

      November 17, 2016 at 7:55 am

      lmaoooooooooooooooo nawa for Nigerian parents…hopefully it was a positive comparison.

  31. MercyI

    November 16, 2016 at 12:31 pm

    CONGRATS DEARIE’S MAY GOD BLESS YOUR UNION…..HAPPY MARRIED LIFE

  32. Mz Titilitious

    November 16, 2016 at 12:32 pm

    congrats babe!

  33. Janet

    November 16, 2016 at 2:44 pm

    Congratulations ever glowing beautiful benita and olawole…. God Almighty Bless Union.

  34. Ranyinudo

    November 16, 2016 at 3:37 pm

    Congrats sweets! I so admired you then eh…You sing beautifully.
    Wishing you and your beloved heaven on earth.??

  35. Oluchi mercy

    November 17, 2016 at 12:47 am

    Benita dear congratulations wishing heaven on earth may God bless ur Union Amen

  36. oyeyipo oluwabukola

    November 17, 2016 at 10:48 am

    Congratulations Benitaolawale,God bless ur union,dis is lovely

  37. Yy

    November 18, 2016 at 10:40 am

    So happy for you dear. The way I rejoice when I see what God is doing especially when it comes to marriage of my friends and family, I just wonder how my own would be . Hope my heart can accept it cos I sure know I would be filled with tears of Joy on my wedding day.
    Hubby is still on his way , probably putting some finishing touches lol.. ( I SEE YOU BOO) I can’t wait any longer jor do fast osisor lol

  38. Osasodia1

    November 19, 2016 at 1:46 pm

    Awww, congrats Benny, truely he who God stands for does not fall(Osamudiana o i de). God bless your union forever. #Kiss#

  39. Mary (ready to have your baby in the US)

    November 21, 2016 at 5:51 pm

    The Osemudiame crooner, always liked her and she survived this social media frenzy…
    HML in advance

  40. nita

    November 23, 2016 at 12:13 pm

    waw dearie hml in advance love to be dere pls date an add benita love

  41. Elijah

    January 27, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    Amazing, I Never Knew U Had A Younger Sister That Makes Dis Happen, So Sweet Am Wishing U All The Best

  42. Susy

    February 1, 2017 at 8:59 pm

    Am wishing u sweet home and harmony

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