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Tit-Bits From Tobi and Bisola’s Introduction and Nikkai

Last Saturday, April 21, 2018, will certainly remain memorable to the families of Dr Abdullateef Adewale Ogunbadejo from Ososa, near Ijebu Ode, Ogun State and Alhaja Ayoka Odunayo from Ikorodu, Lagos State.
This was the day their children, Oluwatobiloba Ogunbadejo and Bisola Odunayo formalized their love relationship of many years with the formal introduction of the families and Nikkai ceremony.

The colourful event which took place at the Odunayo’s family home on Dele Kuti Street, Ikorodu, had in attendance friends, relatives of the two families and well-wishers. 

encomium.ng brings you happenings on the joyful occasion:

 

COMMENCEMENT 

The ceremony started at exactly 12.30pm when Alaga Iduro for the bride’s family,  Alhaja Omobolanle Ogunlaja invited the Ogunbadejos to come into the Odunayo’s compound officially. The Ogunbadejo’s were led in by Lady Bisbam (Alaga Iduro for groom’s family).

 

WHEN THE GROOM CAME IN 

The groom and his men came in at exactly 1.40 pm after initial delay by the married women ( Iyawo ile ) of the Odunayo’s family. The groom and his men were dressed in all white native attire with a blue shawl around their neck except the groom who held a green cap.

The groom’s family too were in the same white native wear with blue cap for the men. The women on other hand chose deep blue lace apparel and white aso oke head tie.

 

WHEN THE BRIDE CAME IN

The bride came in at exactly 2.20 pm. She was dressed in a light green blouse and long skirt with a deep green shawl and head tie. The bridal train was in a mixture of red and green Ankara with the light green cap like a scarf.

 

THE NIKKAI CEREMONY.

The Nikkai ceremony which was conducted by Alhaji Abudufatai Oluwatosin, the Head Mission of Ansar Ud Deen Muslim Society, started at 3.10 pm and ended at 3. 45 pm with a special prayer for the newly wedded.

 

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