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Mrs Taiwo Anjolaiya (Mama T) Celebrates 50th Birthday In Style.

On Sunday 15th, May 2022, Mrs. Taiwo Anjolaiya celebrated her 50th birthday with a thanksgiving service at her church, the Redeemed Christian Church of God (Our redeemer's house) 26-30 James George Street, Alagbon close, Obalende, Ikoyi, Lagos.


The thanksgiving was anchored by Pastor Lanre Akinyo, while the Bible reading was taken by Assistant Pastor Bola Joda and the Special program by Deaconess Funmi Dokpesi.

The celebrant and her family came in looking good and gorgeous, in their lovely Green & Pink Damask fabric, and they all looked unique. The celebrant wore her own first Damask outfit as a blouse, wrapping skirt with wine Damask gele and ipele and a pair of Yeezy shoes. There was a Special appearance, as music act Adeyinka Alaseyori thrilled with her band. They sang inspirational songs in honour of the celebrant and her family.

Mr Hakeem Anjolaiya and their kids, Faaizah Anjolaiya and Faaisal Anjolaiya also looked attractive in their Damask outfit. After a while, Alaseyori sang her favourite song Oniduro mi when the celebrant and her family gathered to cut her birthday cake, with her Pastor Lanre Akinyo, who prayed for the family before guests started going in convoy to the reception party @ The Lekki Colliseum.

At the event, the celebrant wore another set of 3 different outfits: an Ash coloured dress, a Black and champagne gold dress, a net sequence lace powder blue  Iro and Buba, with powder blue Damask as Gele and Ipele, with a lovely gold heels sandal and a clutch purse.


The decoration of the venue was done by Olajumoke Adekoya, the CEO of Seamless Events. She took charge of the decorations and planning of the event.  The entrance to the hall was well decorated with lovely flowers. And the hall was decorated in a gold colour chiffon materials, with lots of disco lights and huge chandeliers, the tables and luxury chairs were top notch. And talking about the Seamless Ushers, they look very neat and well mannered, with their branded t-shirt on and a pair of animal print trousers. The huge birthday cake was designed by Final Touch and on stage was a huge picture of the celebrant on it. The event had a lot of guests wearing multicoloured Kampala (Adire fabrics). And all the guests, including Mrs Toyin Bakare  all looked dashing in their outfits.


Top-notch vendors were also at the party to cater to guests. There was Shelet Catering and Services, Sweet craving dessert, and Ice Box was in charge of drinks. Mercy Food was also around.


The Okoofaji Carnival Lagos Island Isale Gangan came in group to entertain guests and the celebrant with their entry, while Babatunde Adewale, professionally known as Tee A, is a comedian, master of ceremonies, TV show host and content producer anchored the event as MC , Sakara Isale Eko cultural group also entertained the guests. The Mc asked Pastor Lanre Akinyo to do the opening prayer, while Imam AbdulKabiru prayed also the Islamic way.


A lot of dignitaries attended, like  His Royal Majesty, Oba Alayeluwa Saheed Ademola Elegushi, HRM Oba Ade-Oriyomi Abdul Akeem (Oyebo II, The Obateru of Egbin Kingdom), and Oba Hafeez Olakunle Badru, the Elejigbo of Langbasa were all at the party.

 Music was provided by Faith Band. He sang melodious tunes. Also in attendance were Taiwo Fatunkasi, Kehinde Adewale , Mrs Yemi Elegbede, Qudus AkinOlaiya , Moshood Alebiosu, Prince Idowu Elegushi, Toyeeb Bakare, Monsuru, Alhaja Afusat Olatunde, Alhaja Rukayat, Bimbo Cardoso, Yeye Tayo Fakorede, Yetunde Oyetunde. After a while, the celebrant's close friends and family gave their tributes. These are friends like Mrs Bola Anibaba,Toyeeb Bakare, Mrs Bolu Mule , Seun Babalola. After that, the celebrant and her husband both danced. Funmi Global performed lovely love songs, for the couple, while they were both dancing like lovebirds. Mr Bode Jinadu anchored that aspect of cutting the huge lovely birthday cake. The celebrant and her husband cut the cake with the children, and their loved ones joined them and a documentary of the celebrant was shown. Mr Hakeem took the vote of thanks, while MC Tee A declared the stage opened for the after-party, while DJ Nana thrilled the guests with oldies and current hip hop music.


-By Lola Akinsanya

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