– Davido, P-Square, Flavour and Kcee on band stand
BILLIONAIRE Sir Emeka Offor’s Friday, January 3, 2013, wedding to new wife, Adaora didn’t hold in the church as speculated. Rather, the lovebirds chose a loud traditional marriage held in the residence of the bride’s father, Chief Alexander Okechukwu Ufondu at Umuezopi, Oraifite Ekwusigo Local Government, Nnewi, Anambra State.
The development was said to have arisen based on the fact that the couple, after their introduction in 2013, planned to wed in the catholic church on the orders of the father of the bride, Chief Ufondu but the Anglican church leadership in Anambra of which Sir Emeka Offor holds a high title kicked against it on the excuse that it will only amount to celebrating polygamy which is against the doctrines of the Christian faith since Emeka Offor has two other wives.
The couple, however, opted to open the 2014 social calendar with a talk-of-the-town traditional marriage. The ceremony, according to a witness, was to say the least lavish. The event also reflected the spending power of the businessman. Nothing was done in half measure. “The ambience was like heaven, the décor and other lightings were first class,” disclosed a source, who was in attendance. Two lorry loads of Don Perignon and other champagnes went down at the wedding managed by Victoria Folarin’s Victoria F Event Company. Eight music stars performed. Skelewu crooner, Davido was said to have opened the floor as he ushered the bride into the waiting hands of guests inside the reception venue. Flavour N’Abania took over from him and also performed his hit track, Adanma. Kcee dazzled with his Okosho and Pull Over hit songs, while P-Square, who cut short their world tour to honour the couple rounded off the ceremony with energetic performance. Banky W and Tiwa Savage couldn’t make the ceremony though their names were on the list of performers for the day.
Our source also disclosed that residents around the venue of the marriage rushed to the place when news hit town that latest communication gadgets like iPad, iPhone and other expensive phones and Hollandaise fabrics were being distributed freely at the venue. The people were said to have scrambled for those items that K-Square Security operatives and the police detachment hired to secure the place couldn’t contain the situation.
Chief Emeka Offor married his first wife, Mrs. Nkiru Offor from Imo State in 1982 and his second, Mrs. Joy Offor also from Imo State in 2002 before the latest addition, Adaora, daughter of wealthy Onitsha businessman.
The newest couple kicked off their wedding with a quiet ceremony on October 12, 2013, before the wedding jamboree on Friday, January 3, 2014.
Sir Emeka Offor will be 57 this year while his new wife, Adaora will clock 25. Sir Offor’s eldest child, Ndidi is 30 while his first son, Chike is 28.
– FOLUSO SAMUEL