On Sunday, 10th November 2019, top Lagos APC politician, Chief (Mrs.) Oluremi Adiukwu opened a big luxury fabric store on Toyin Street, Ikeja Lagos. Chief Mrs. Oluremi Adiukwu is a name that rings bell in the Lagos socio-political space. She is also a force to reckon with in the political sector.
She is also very popular in Abuja social scene because she lived there for over 12 years. She has also been into the Real Estate business for over 15 years in Abuja but not many know that she also has her hands in the fabric business.
She has been a fabric merchant for close to 12 years and she has a similar store in Abuja where she sells quality and exquisite fabrics. On Sunday 10th November, 2019, she opened her new outlet in Ikeja precisely inside the new Montai Plaza, on Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos. The shop opening was graced by many Lagos socialites and politicians.
The programme started with an opening prayer which was led by Pastor Tawede. Shortly after the opening prayer, Chief Mrs. Remi Adiukwu gave a short welcome address, she started by appreciating God for sustaining her life.
She said, she sold fabrics in Abuja for 12 years but she decided to open another outlet in Lagos. She appreciated everyone for coming and prayed that God continue to bless them. Just as the MC Madam Kofo with her dramatic gele was welcoming the guest, Waka Queen, Salawa Abeni stepped in and change the tune of the party.
The DJ played one of her evergreen songs and everyone couldn’t help but but dance to the music. She thrilled the guests to a memorable experience.
Chief Mrs. Remi Adiukwu who was beautifully dressed in one of her collections, made up of a yellow lace top, mixed with royal blue velvet wrapper made heads turn has she also stood up to dance to Queen Salawa Abeni’s music. Over the years she has maintained her slim petite shape.
Many Lagos society women were there to honour her and bought some of the exquisite fabrics she has in store.
Hajia Taibat Elemosho Okesanjo a popular shoe and bag merchant was at the event. She runs a luxury shoe and bag shop within the same complex called Montai. She owns the Montai Plaza. Mrs. Funke Adepoju, daughter of popular politician Baba Eto and the Executive Secretary of Lagos State Water Regulatory Commission also came. Other guests included Mr. Segun Adegoke (the Comptroller of Immigration Service), Lagos Commissioner, Chief Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, Alhaja Rukayat Olowolagba, Mrs. Dupe Fasawe wife of Otunba Johnson, Oyewole Fasewe (the popular business tycoon in Nigeria). Erelu Mudirakat Adeyi (The Erelu of Ikeja), Mrs. Tayo Adeleke, Hon. Jumoke Okoya Thomas, Mrs. Helen Odeleye, Mrs. Adebola Adewunmi, Alhaja Toyin Lawal, Josephine Onwudiwe (Iya Oja Oluwole), Alhaja Mafe (Iyalaje General Lagos Island Local Government), Mrs. Folasade Onajobi.
It was a memorable experience at the shop opening because they all went home with different exquisite fabric of their choice.
Did we mention that Alhaja Folashade Tinubu-Ojo, the Iyaloja General of Lagos State came? Yes, she was there. And she bought many beautiful and luxury fabrics.
- Toyin Ogundiya