Lagos stands still for Davido and Chioma’s spectacular N4bln nuptial

....it's the best day of my life - Davido


“Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide SanwoOlu, his counterparts in Ogun and Osun, Dapo Abiodun and Ademola Adeleke, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja III, and the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, graced the occasion with their presence’’

On a typically bustling Tuesday, the city of Lagos experienced an extraordinary event—a raree-show that brought its relentless and busy pace to a standstill: the wedding of Nigeria’s beloved and famed pop star, Davido, and his enchanting bride, Chioma.

It was not just any wedding, but a grandeur that captured the nation’s heart and attention, making it one of the most significant society events in recent times.

Rising from the ashes
The journey to this magnificent day was marked by profound highs and lows. After facing the heartbreaking loss of their son, Ifeanyi, the couple experienced the miraculous arrival of twins. This narrative of resilience and joy culminated in a wedding that symbolized the new beginnings of their love.


A parade of glamour and prestige
Davido and Chioma made their grand entrance in a procession that epitomized luxury and elegance. Davido, dressed in an exquisitely tailored agbada, exuded royal charm. Chioma, in her stunning traditional Yoruba attire, dazzled onlookers with her beauty and grace. Each step they took was a testament to their journey and their love for each other—enamoured of each other.

The venue, an opulent hall adorned with exquisite decorations, was a visual spectacle. Cheers and applause greeted the couple’s arrival, setting the tone for an unforgettable evening.

King Sunny Ade, the legendary juju musician, serenaded the crowd from the bandstand, infusing the atmosphere with his timeless melodies.

A confluence of power and celebrity
The guest list was a veritable who’s who of Nigeria’s elite. A former Nigerian President, governors from various states, high-profile traditional rulers, captains of industry, and top celebrities graced the occasion, underscoring its importance. Renowned pop artists, who had flown in to honor the couple, highlighted the international dimension and further elevated the event’s status.


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide SanwoOlu, his counterparts in Ogun and Osun, Dapo Abiodun and Ademola Adeleke, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja III, and the former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, graced the occasion with their presence.

Others include businessman and celebrity bartender, Pascal Okechukwu, a.k.a. Cubana Chief Priest, and Pretty Mike, among others.

Despite being a workday, Nigerians, known for their dedication to their professional commitments, left their routines and schedules to witness this historic wedding. It was a day when the nation collectively paused to celebrate love and resilience.

Entertainment extravaganza
The entertainment was nothing short of spectacular. Nigerian music icons, including Olamide, Iyanya, and Joeboy, took turns serenading the couple with electrifying performances that kept guests on their feet. The seamless blend of traditional and contemporary music created an exhilarating atmosphere, ensuring that every moment was filled with joy and celebration.

Davido and Chioma’s multiple attire changes throughout the evening were a highlight. Admiration greeted each change, from traditional Yoruba wedding ensembles to modern, stylish outfits. Their grace and elegance shone through, captivating everyone present.

Unforgettable moments
A significant highlight of the evening was the heartfelt toast from friends and family, who shared touching anecdotes and well-wishes. The first dance, set to a soulful ballad, encapsulated the couple’s love story, leaving many in tears.

In an online video clip, the elated groom expressed his joy, saying, “I feel good.” It’s the best day of my life. It’s a great day. We are here to receive our wife.” This sentiment echoed the collective emotion of the day, capturing the essence of the celebration.

A lavish gift and social media frenzy
As a token of appreciation and celebration, GAC Motors gifted the couple a brand new 2024 GN8 MPV. A video on Instagram announced this generous gesture, adding another layer of excitement to the already momentous occasion.

The wedding, tagged #Chivido2024, dominated social media, with fans and media flooding the internet with photos and videos. The event’s grandeur and the couple’s influence ensured that it remained the most trending topic, reflecting the widespread admiration and joy shared by many.

Star-Studded attendance
According to Persecondnews, in addition to family and political dignitaries, a glittering array of entertainment stars attended the ceremony. Social media influencers, actors, and actresses from the Nigerian movie scene added to the star power, making the event even more memorable.

The wedding gulped over 4 billion naira
Davido and Chioma’s wedding was more than a society event; it was a celebration of love, resilience, and cultural heritage. It was gathered that the ceremony cost the couple more than 4 billion naira, given the choice of venue and all that went into the preparations, including their attire.

Davido showcased an $800,000 wristwatch (approximately N1.2 billion) that he wore with his first outfit. “Ain’t no fake watch, mehn. $800,000, man,” Davido said, proudly displaying the timepiece.

Without a doubt, Lagos stood still for a day, not just to witness a wedding but to partake in a historic moment that brought together the best of Nigeria and beyond.

As the echoes of the celebration fade, the memories of this grand affair will undoubtedly linger, a testament to the enduring magic of love, community, and a successful inter-ethnic wedlock.

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