By Niyi Tabiti
Just as Nollywood and Nigerian socialites are looking forward to the wedding of Nollywood actress, Dakore Egbuson and Olumide, son of Africa billionaire, Chief Harry Akande on Sunday 16 January 2010, many people are already looking forward to their designer clothes,posh automobiles, make up artist and so on
Gistmaster.com sources hinted that the bridal make up of the bride would be handled by celebrity make up artist, Bayo Haastrup of Ijade Egbin. Haastrup is one of Nigeria’s leading make up artists and he has handled several jobs at local and international levels.
Haastrup is a veteran in the business and many people are comfortable with his work.He would work towards giving Dakore the super look that every bride desire on their wedding day.
For event planning, Funke Bucknor- Obruthe the Chief planner of Zapphire events have been mandated by the couples and both families to ensure that it has all the effects of royalty because of their celebrity status. K-square, one of the top event security outfits in Nigeria would be in charge of security for that day.
Dakore and Olumide Akande have been dating for about four years now. Despite the initial denial by the two lovebirds, they found out that there was no hiding place for them as they started stepping out at events together. Gistmaster.com gathered that at a point many thought they would go their separate ways as Olumide’s parents allegedly kicked against the union citing her acting career and other things as excuse.
But love conquers all things.
Olumide Akande later denied the insinuations that his parents didn’t want him to marry Dakore because she is an actress (Considering the way many people see actresses as people with loose character).
But Sources insisted that this is the case and that is why they have an agreement that after the wedding, Dakore would have to quit acting. Dakore confirmed in a recent interview that she would be saying goodbye to Nollywood. The reason, according to her is to enable her concentrate on domestic issues.
Details of Dakore and Olumide’s wedding on 16 January 2010
Church Service would be at the Guiding Light Assembly, Ajayi Bembe Street, Parkview Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Receptions follows at KFA event Centre along Lekki-Epe Expressway at 4 P.M