Monday, 13 January 2014

WNS: Celebrating 10 years of Love & togetherness - Abidemi & Akintunde

How they met

Abidemi and Akintunde’s journey started back in College. They met on August 15, 1995 at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria .They were introduced by a mutual friend at the welcome event for newly admitted students fondly called jambites or jambitos. According to Abidemi, "as a jambite, I did not have any interest in relationships because it was stuck in my head that jambites were always viewed as preys by returning students”. However, she struck a mutual friendship with Akintunde that day and she described him as a caring, loving and selfless person who did not coerce her into a relationship. One thing led to the other and they eventually fell in love. They dated for 7 years and Akintunde proposed to her March 2002 in the U.K where they were both living. On December 12, 2003, they were joined in holy matrimonial in the U.S where they now reside. 

Abidemi and Akintunde: Celebrating our 10th year wedding anniversary with our three wonderful sons is a testimony to the faithfulness and goodness of God in our lives and our Marriage. Our journey has been one of love that we are glad we embarked on. Most importantly, Christ has been the Solid rock of our Marriage and we know that we are truly blessed.

Weddings N Style wish the couple plenty more years ahead filled with Love...

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Today we celebrate the memory of all those years. We celebrate, as well, the hopes we cherish for the years ahead. Most of all, we celebrate now, today, this special once-in-a-lifetime occasion which our love has earned for us - Abidemi and Akintunde

Wedding Video

Event Date: November 9th 2013 
Church Ceremony: Graceland Bible Faith Church Of God,Upper Marlboro MD 
Reception Venue: The BallRoom, Bethesda MD 
Videography: Olu Adewunmi | 
Music: Rest of my Life |BRUNO MARS Cover by Oluwakemi Ajibare | 
Photography: Theoriimages 
Make Up: Mary Baiyewu 
Rentals/Decor : Garden of Eden & Fade 
MC: Jedi Live 
DJ: Sugar Ray 
Bride's dress: Maggi Sottero 
Bride’s Shoes (Church): Christian Louboutin 
Bride’s Shoes (Reception): Cesare Paciotti and Rodo 
Bride’s Accessories: Fendi 
Wedding Rings: Zales Diamond 
Groom’s Suit : Bespoke by William Hunt 
Groom’s Shoes: Cesare Paciotti,Oliver Sweeney & Bespoke by Frantelli Borgioli 
Groom’s Accessories: Creed,Oliver Peoples,Cesare Paciotti,Paul Smith,Hugo Boss. 
Catering : Zion Kitchen 
Cake : Cake Plus 
Fruit tree: LaBellEZZA Fruit art Usa 
Specialty Drinks: Lobaj Chapman
Ice sculpture: Hot Ice Inc

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