When the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osibanjo announced the wedding plan of his daughter,Kiki Damilola to Seun Bakare, only a few were shocked. Seun is the son of highly placed businesswoman and Nigerian billionaire, Bola Shagaya.
Shagaya is a businesswoman,whose access to every government in power is not in doubt. She was very close to the late Maryam Babangida and the wife of immediate past president, Dame Patience Jonathan. She is a powerful investor and a key player in the oil and gas sector.
When news filtered to town that Osibanjo and Shagaya families will soon be united in marriage, some were quick to call it another ‘connection’ marriage. According to them, it is just another big wedding in Nigeria that has political and economic interests.
Latest information on the marriage described the love story of the two lovers as one founded on true love. Shagaya’s son , Seun have reportedly been dating Damilola for sometime.