Tunde Bakare, Biodun Sobanjo, Fashola, Others Ignite Bimbo & Kemi Ashiru’s Double-Headed Party
By Our Reporter — It was a memorable Boxing Day when Ogun State Commissioner for Industry and Commerce, Otunba Bimbola Ashiru marked his birthday, and with his adorable wife, Kemi, celebrated another wedding anniversary.
The posh Magodo GRA Lagos home of the Ashirus welcomed select members of the mega city’s high society on December 26, 2016 unto their lovely garden area dotted with fanciful decor props and arrays of translucent seats.
Two hours after the schedule, the double celebrations kicked off in earnest as friends and families tripped in. Chief hosts, Kemi and Bimbo were in full fettle; seeing to it that guests had more than enough to eat, drink and grab keepsakes candy packs branded with the couple’s picture.
Apparently, Chivita products were all over the place with different drinks, servers and uniformed staff adding value to guests’ party experience. Also among the guests were the top executives of Chi Limited (makers of Chivita, Hollandia, etc).
Some of the more prominent guests who honoured the Ashirus with their attendance include the Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Chief (Mrs) Yetunde Onanuga; Pastor Tunde Bakare and his wife, Layide; advertising czar, Mr. Biodun Sobanjo; former Lagos First Lady, Dame Abimbola Fashola; former presidential aide, Segun Awolowo and wife, Bolanle; ex-First Bank MD, Bisi Onasanya and wife, Helen; ex-MDs of Guinness PLC and Airtel Nigeria, Seni Adetu and Segun Ogunsanya; MD, CMC-Connect, Yomi Badejo-Okusanya and wife, Oyinkan. The list of notables grew as the night wore on amidst robust fun, old school music, backslapping and festive hugs.
Of course, Ashiru’s colleague-cabinet members of the Ogun State Executive Council also dignified the joyous couple. In the “state delegation” were Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Dayo Adeneye (who came early); Mrs. Ronke Sokefun (Commissioner for Urban and Physical Planning), and top guns from Environment, Budget and Planning, Youth and Sports, etc.
The happy couple serenaded the top-of-the-bill guests with their love for each other, and obvious tranquility of a stable and prosperous home.
It was an unforgettable night for families, friends, business and political associates of the amiable technocrat and his soulmate.