Glamorous Wedding of Davido and Chioma Adeleke Brings Together Nigeria’s Political Elite

In a spectacular celebration on Tuesday, June 25, 2024, David and Chioma Adeleke tied the knot in a wedding ceremony that was nothing short of a political and cultural convergence. Held at Harbour Point in Victoria Island, in Lagos, the event showcased the profound political connections of the groom’s family, drawing an impressive array of Nigeria’s elite from various states and sectors. Senator Daisy Danjuma of Edo South graced the occasion with her presence, bringing a touch of legislative gravitas. The wedding was further elevated by the attendance of several state governors, including Governor Alex Otti of Abia State, who is known for his reformist agenda, and Governor Abiodun Ibidapo of Ogun State, recognized for his developmental strides in the region.

Edo State’s Governor Godwin Obaseki also attended, highlighting the political clout and significance of the Adeleke family. Lagos State’s Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who has been pivotal in transforming Lagos into a mega-city, was present, underscoring the event’s importance. A particularly special attendee was Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State, who, besides his political role, is the groom’s uncle. This family connection added a deeply personal touch to the ceremony, merging familial bonds with political significance. Adding to the prestige, Seyi Tinubu, son of Nigeria’s President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, was in attendance, reflecting the close ties between the Adeleke family and the nation’s highest political office.

The wedding also saw the presence of His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II, whose attendance brought a rich cultural and traditional aspect to the ceremony, especially significant for the groom’s Yoruba heritage. The Ooni’s presence underscored the deep-rooted cultural connections and respect the Adeleke family commands. Former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, attended the wedding, further highlighting the broad political spectrum represented at the event. His presence, along with other dignitaries, showcased the national importance of this union.

Not one to be left behind in the excellence in Yoruba land, former president Olusegun Obasanjo graced the event, looking dapper in his traditional attire much to the admiration of other guests. This grand wedding not only celebrated the union of David and Chioma Adeleke but also stood as a testament to the influential network and political connections of the Adeleke family, bringing together leaders and dignitaries from across Nigeria in a display of unity and celebration.


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