Wife to Billionaire businessman, Rasak Okoya and MD of Eleganza Industrial City, Shade Okoya celebrated her 40th birthday on Sunday, the April 30th at Eleganza Estate.
The fashionista and mother of 4 celebrated her day in grand style with a luxurious party attended by prestigious guests and dignitaries like Aliko Dangote, wife of the Ooni of Ife Olori Wuraola Ogunwusi, Abike Dabiri, German Consul – Ingo Herbert, Former Ogun state Governor Gbenga Daniel, Dele Momodu, Nkiru Anumudu, Ruth Osime, Mudashiru Obasa, Jennifer Obayuwana, Omowunmi Akinnifesi, Enemaya Lawani and many other fabulous guests.
Beautiful photos by Dimeji & Moyo Photography | @dimejiimages
BellaNaija Living reached out to Shade Okoya and here’s a bit of what she had to say;
BellaNaija Living: Congratulations! With a successful biz, a glorious marriage of 18 years and 4 beautiful children, how do you do it? How does it feel to be fabulous at 40?
Shade Okoya: I thank Allah for my business, successful marriage and children nobody can build any of these three except God makes it for an individual. I understand and know the value of staying married and I thank God my family is loving & understanding. I enjoy what I do and I am happy.
BN Living: Do you have any advice for our young readers on how you’ve been able to pull through even with life’s challenges?
SO: Tolerance, honesty and achieving one’s goal. My worst fear is to fail in all I set out to do.
BN Living: What was the theme for your party and what inspired it?
SO: SO@40 Picture Gallery. Just want guests to know it’s my day.
See video from the party in this post here and see photos below.
Let’s Get Dolled Up!
The Fabulous Celebrant
Her Lovely Children
Spectacular Decor by Subtle Elegance
Magnificent Cake by Bakehouse Bakery
The cake also featured photos of the celebrant to flow with the theme of her party.
Making an Entrance
…with Her Dashing Husband of 18 Years and 4 Lovely Children
Photos with Esteemed Guests & Dignitaries
Time to Cut the Grand Cake by Bakehouse Bakery
The Pepper Dem Gang singer, Olamide also performed!
Second Outfit Change… Still Gorgeous!
Third Outfit Change… Truly Fabulous!
Photography: Dimeji & Moyo Photography | @dimejiimages
Videography: Modii Stvdios Films
Dress: Jacqui James London | @jacquijames
Shoes: Ralph & Russo | @ralphandrusso & Sophia Webster | @sophiawebster
Makeup: Shomaya | @shomya_lag
Hair: Good Hair | @goodhairltd
Jewellery: Styled and Crafted by Sade Okoya
Decor: Subtle Elegance Events | @subtlelegancevents,
Lighting & Co-ordination: Finesse Events | @finesseevents
Drinks & Cocktails: Bonix | @bonix_drinks
Desserts: Eventi Cocktails | @eventicocktails
Cake: Bakehouse Bakery | @bakehouselagos
Small Chops: Yemi Legend, Laredo | @laredochops, Saheeto | @saheetosmallchops
Food: Xquisite Catering| @xquisitecatering, Malas Catering | @malasmasakcatering
Music: Demola Olota | @demolaolota, @demolta70_de, DJ Lammy | @iamdjlammy
Special Appearance: Olamide | @baddosneh/
MC: T A. Tunde Adewale