It was a glamorous events as the Special Assistant on Media to the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly – Comr. Ibrahim Sheriff tied the nuptial knot with his noble and beautiful bride – Akinlabi Nana – Awawu.
The event which took place in Lagos and Ilorin as tradition dictates was held between October 10th – 17th 2020.
The couple while sharing their feelings on their big day expressed joy and optimism about formalizing their love journey, saying it has been great moments being with each other over the years of their courtship.
Narrating their love story, Sheriff said he met his bride as a Masters student at the Kwara state University and a Research consultant in 2018, Nana was an undergraduate at English Language at the same University and referred to him for data analysis by her course mate who was Sheriff’s client. Unfortunately, because of Sheriff’s political engagements, he turned down Nana’s job but offered to render probono advisory service to guide Nana in the course of research data analysis.
Little did the love birds knew they’d become life advisors to each other. As fate would have it, they started dating after Nana’s graduation at the University later 2018 and became great friends. Two years down the line, the two awesome being are married to the admiration of all.
As English Language and Literary Studies graduate at the Kwara state University, Nana did her one year compulsory service at Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta (FUNAAB) FM radio station and after her service year, joined Sobi 101.9 FM as a broadcaster and program presenter. Since her undergraduate days, she’s been popular for her Cake and confectioneries business (Nana’s Pastry and Bakery) and she still runs the business till date.
The groom on the other hand is a graduate of Finance, a research and business development expert, media strategist, writer and political activist. He has worked privately and with reputable business consultancy and Public Relations firms in Kwara state such as YBCV Limited and Fresh Insight Communications. He currently serve as the Spokesperson to the Speaker of Kwara statep, Rt. Hon. Yakubu Danladi Salihu.
The wedding ceremony which took place in Lagos and Ilorin, Kwara state witnessed the presence of important personalities such as the Governor of Kwara state – Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, the Speaker, Kwara state House of Assembly – Rt. Hon. Yakubu Danladi Salihu, Chairman BoT, Sobi 101.9FM – Mal. Lukman Olayiwola Mustapha, members of Kwara state House of Assembly, notable Kwara state cabinet members and political stalwarts across political divides in the State.