The Guardian Publisher, Lady Maiden Ibru & Tutu Ayeni, the wife of Skymit Autoboss Tayo Ayeni have one thing in common. They are both stylish & fashionable. They are both ladies in every sense of the word. The only difference is in their ages. One just turned 50 and the other clocked 70.
But both still look refreshingly young. Both also love dancing. It was more like a double celebration back to back two weekends back when two prominent women hosted crème-de-la-crème of the society to a high octane birthday parties in Lagos. The Publisher of Guardian newspaper, Lady Maiden Ibru turned 70 and the CEO of Space properties, Mrs Tutu Ayeni also turned 50.
Lady Maiden Ibru threw a classy party on Saturday, 24th while Mrs Tutu Ayeni’s birthday was on Sunday, 25th. Both parties shook the whole of that weekend that many important personalities had their calendar in full for both days.
Saying that the whole of Victoria Island stood still for many hours on both days is simply saying the obvious because many celebrities stormed the party to honour the celebrants. Lady maiden Ibru 70th birthday thanksgiving service was at Our Saviours Church, TBS, Lagos Island with a classy reception at The Balmoral, Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island while Tutu Ayeni’s service of thanksgiving took place at Anglican Church of Nativity, Parkview, Ikoyi and reception was at Harbour Ppoint Event Centre, Victoria Island.
All the parking lots of both venues were filled to the brim with exotic cars of many important personalities who came to honour the IBRUS and Ayenis.
Traffic was on a lock down for over 4 hours.
All the adjacent parking lot outside the event halls was also full of cars. One thing that is common between the two parties is because they had similar guests. Most of the celebrity who turned up for Lady Maiden Ibru 70th birthday were also seen at Tutu Ayeni 50th birthday party.
Almost all the celebrity women wore a common dress code which is a dress and a fancy hair fascinators which stood many of them out.No colour code for both parties and guests made fashion statements with their different outfits. Many stunned in their different styles in colour combination and matched it with statement jelweries. It was indeed their day and the celebrants both had it to the fullest.
They were everyone’s delight at the birthday shindig. They were the cynosure of all eyes as all guest keep staring at their ageless beauty and also as they strolled into their new age. To say both celebrants are very fashionable is simply stating the obvious . Anytime they step out at event, they are indeed head turners. Both celebrants looked good in their choice of outfits for their days, they wore an attire for the church and later changed to a beautiful reception dresses. Amongst the first callers of the day for the two parties were former head of states, governors, both serving and non, First Ladies ,both serving and non and many others.
They all came to felicitate with the celebrant.
Amongst the beautiful women who made style statement at the parties were Senator Daisy Danjuma, Bola Awolowo, Folake Abdulrasaq,Victoria Gowon, mrs Fajemirokun,Derin Osoba, Senator Remi Tinubu, mrs Osime, Erelu Ojuolape Ojora, Pastor Laolu Adefarasin, Nkiru Anumudu, Folake Marquis Adenuga, Oyin Adenuga, Olori Ladun Sijuade, Chief mrs Sena Anthony, Mrs Deola Sagoe, Chief mrs Nike Akande, Grace Egbagbe, Mrs Shade Omole, Awuneba Ajumogobia,Erelu Abiola Dosunmu,Adejoke Okeowo, mrs Kojo Williams, Mrs Deola Bali, The Ayeni wives, First lady of Ogun State, Bamidele Abiodun, Ex-Ogun State First Lady, Olufunso Amosun, Mrs Kemi Ashiru, Hajia Bola Shagaya,Tope Adebutu, Mrs Adebutu, Debbie Oghene, Ruth Osime, Mo Abudu, Aminat Oyagbola,Nana Otedola, Toyin Phillips,Oyinkan Badejo Okusanya, Mary Inegbese,Nike Adewunmi,Mrs. Abdul, Mrs. Nnamdi Okonkwo, Helen Prest Ajayi,Shade Okoya, Mrs. Odukale, Yewande Zachheaus, Victoria Folarin, Dupe Lawale,Hajia Abba Folawiyo, Yewande Onileere, Ranti Johnson, Chief Mrs Joko Oni, Bewaji Kuku, Shade Olatilo, Olori Sola Alao, Toyin Adedoyin,Ngozi Nkoloenyi, Ronke Atere,Sarah Sosan, Chief Mrs. Kofoworola Akerele Bucknor,Halima and Mariya Dangote, Hajara Adeola and many others.
–TAYO FAJORIN OYEDIJI