According to reports, the wedding ceremony may have gulped nothing less than N30m. Starting with the invitation cards, looking at the design and artwork, one would know that a lot of money must have been put into the design and duplication. 500 pieces of the package costing an average of N5000 each amounts to N2.5million. Courier company, Compton Green Express delivered the bag to the guests, and that’s a service that the couple had to pay for too.
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Uche Majekodunmi’s Newton and David were hired to do the decorations of the hall, they were paid N2m for tuning up the ambience of the hall.
The venue of the wedding, Ark Vicinity in Lekki,cost N3.5million while the beautiful white and creamy Tiwa/Tee-Billz wedding cake costs well over N2m.
All sorts of drinks were available, from soft drinks, to beer, spirits, wines, to champagnes; all totaling up to N5m with food inclusive.
Unlike other traditions, the ceremonial gifts in the Yoruba tradition is usually not so expensive. The family brought a lot of food stuff which included tubers of yam, plantain, garri, etc. Boxes of clothing items were also presented amongst others; all of these totaling up to N800, 000 including the bride price which was not disclosed.
Through the course of the entire wedding, the couple had a change of clothes three different times. Not only did they change clothes, shoes and accessories were also changed. Parents, family and close friends were also catered for as they almost all dressed uniformly in the gold-coloured lace aso-ebi. The clothing items on the couple, parents and family, may well cost between a million to 1.5million, accessories inclusive.
Private security company, ‘Bold Events’ were in charge at the venue and the cost of security from the company could be up to N500k.
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