after they got married in an elaborate wedding in the medieval and
poetic city of Marrakech, Morocco, brand new couple, Agbani Darego and
her beau, Ishaya, a son of retired army general and one of Nigeria’s
wealthiest and most influential men, TY Danjuma, are still touring the
world on honeymoon, discovering and relishing each other’s pleasure
troves. Who wouldn’t?
For a long time Nigeria’s most sought after
spinster, Agbani’s life took a turn for the best when she emerged winner
of the competition in 2001, making her the first native African to be
so crowned. She was just 19 then.
expected that her love life would be fodder for the tabloids, the leggy
siren jealously guarded her private life. Not even when she enrolled at
the New York University where she bagged a degree in Psychology, or when
she traversed the globe in fulfilment of her beauty queen objectives,
did news of her love life make the news. Except for presumptions of a
relationship with one or two men of massive means in the last 16 years,
no local or international tabloid has anything salaciously solid on her.
affinity with the obscenely wealthy Danjuma family seems to be the final
testament that she was born to rule and reign. Not for her would be the
angst of where the next gold earring or funds for an exotic getaway
come from. Her life is indeed a fairy tale.
living it as such. At present, the couple is in Italy, savouring the
exotic sights and sounds of Venice and Sicily where she has been sharing
with her almost 150, 000 Instagram followers, scenic photographs from
her honeymoon. While beau has fittingly remained in the background,
Agbani continues to explore a world of pleasure and privileges she has
now got accustomed to over the past 16years.