By Sofowora Oladapo
Entrepreneur and popular socialite, Gbenga Akinbobola also known as Gbenga Islander, celebrated his wife, Adia Akinbobola, who turned 40 last week.
Akinbobola, who owns an edifice named Islander Hotel, a four star hotel and an architectural masterpiece located in Opebi, the heart of Ikeja Lagos, held a party in her honour at the hotel.
Selected friends, family and other socialites, including Otunba Rotimi Ajanaku, Shina Peller, Dare Santana, T-gold, Bisoye Fagade, Oba Dosumu, Akin Williams, Engineer Toyin Omotosho were a few that graced the event.
Akinbobola has always showered encomium on his wife, whom he refers to as his “back bone and helping hand.” He spared no cost in making the birthday soiree a memorable one by spending lavishly on expensive champagne, cognac, VSOP, vodka and different varieties of cocktails. His guests were treated to assorted and sumptuous Nigerian and intercontinental delicacies.
The American-based big boy, who is not new to the social scene, is adored and fancied by many music artistes because of his composure, sophistication and luxurious lifestyle.
He is a fun-loving jolly good fellow and a heavy spender. His deep pocket full of cash, places him on the growing list of upscale happening guys in the Lagos society radar.