It was a black tie event and the celebrator had indicated on the invite that guests should be in white/black.
Mercy Aigbe and Iyabo Ojo
To also celebrate with veteran actor, Saidi Balogun on his 50th
birthday anniversary was elegant Mercy Aigbe who turned up in a tiny
beaded strapped-dress with silver embellishments at the hem—she was
Iyabo Ojo, Ronke Oshodi Oke and Mercy Aigbe
According to reports by Kemiashefonlovehaven, other celebrities who
turned up for the “Evening with Saidi Balogun, Corporate Bodies And
Stars,” were Fred Amata, Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde, Desmond Elliot, the
German Consular-General, Gloria Young, Kalu Ikeagwu, Sunkanmi Omobolanle
and a host of others.
Performing for an excited audience were Queen Salawa Abeni and Sir Shina Peters.
The four day event kicked off on Tuesday, July 4 when the veteran
actor, Saidi Balogun visited the University Teaching Hospital, Ibadan.
According to the actor, who was appointed an ambassador of the
institution, this was a rare privilege considering the fact that he was
the first to attain that position.
Saidi said, “It was a privilege yesterday at the University College
Hospital (UCH), Ibadan as I was honoured by the number one medical
institution in Nigeria as its first ambassador in the 60 years of its
establishment. I am happy to announce that my new role will see me
represent the institution in all national and international engagements.
This is a huge responsibility, one which I am glad to be associated
However, the dinner with stars was organised to fete captains of
industy, who are also involved in the entertainment industry and who
would help ensure development of the sector.
The grand finale of the birthday celebration comes up on Friday, July 7 in Lagos.