By Ayodele Ayelomi
Chief Bobakeye Abiodun Olayinka , the Bobakeye of Iyere-owo Land, brought out all stops to celebrate the birthday of his amiable wife, Ruth in Abuja last Saturday.
The celebrant, who is the Yeye Bobakeye of Iyere-owo Land, herself was in dazzling form throughout the event as she basked in the euphoria of the various encomiums and praises showered on her by family members, friends and well-wishers that attended the party.
Chief Bobakeye, who described his wife as a super woman and the pillar of several support to the family, said the event was to show appreciation to his wife for what she has done over the years.
“Looking back over the years, there are many things to remember. Personally, I have passed through a lot in life, most especially with my amiable wife. She has been the pillars on which my success is anchored. This is basically through her patience and love,” Bobakeye said.
The couple, who got married in 1996, clearly manifested the radiant love between them throughout the event, which has a white attire theme.
Several dignitaries from different sectors of the economy and strata of the society graced the occasion.
Alhaji Kaliffa Ajijola-Anobi and Chief Akinojo Atayese Oodua who are close friends of the family described the celebrant as a woman of substance, who is worthy of emulation by other people.
“She is a good woman, who is a shining example for others. She is indeed worthy of celebration,” Ajijola-Anobi said.
“I am no surprised that Bobakeye is rolling out the drums to celebrate his wife, Yeye. She is a woman any man would be proud of. Sghe deserves all these,” Atayese Oodua said.
Yeye Bobakeye, was, no doubt, taken in by the praises and show of love exhibited by her family members and friends. And she dazzled in a green suede dress with jewelry to match.
She danced her fill to the rhythm of the music Taye Turaya, a popular juju musician as she was joined by others on the dance floor.