Famous Lagos socialite-cum-politician, Chief (Mrs.) Remi Adiukwu-Bakare, has launched an exquisite fabric shop in Ikeja.
The elitist yet reasonable store called ‘Aso Ebi Gallery & Emporium ’, located on the popular Toyin Street, was opened in a class manner on Sunday, 10th of November, 2019, drawing the presence of crème-de-la-crème in the business and entertainment sectors including the fashionable woman’s comrades in politics.
The choice of the vantage location of the new fabric store, Montai Plaza, is, indeed, a dead-on strategy to draw consumer attention and an up-to-date idea to make a mark in the fabric business.
‘Aso Ebi Gallery & Emporium, according to Adiukwu-Bakare in her address at the grand event, is the latest trend for celebrities with high-end tastes and style. Mrs. Adiukwu-Bakare, while she plays politics, also runs a chain of private businesses which include textile and property development.
She has the Abuja version of ‘Aso Ebi Gallery & Emporium’ before opening the Lagos branch following her relocation from Abuja as she left the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and is set to declare officially for the All Progressives Party (APC) soonest. She was a member of APC until 2007 when she joined the then ruling PDP.
Dignitaries present at the grand opening compered by duo of Mrs. Abiola Atanda a.k.a. Madam Kofo and Otunba Dare Odufowokan, include Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke, Lagos State Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs; Iyaloja-General of Nigeria, Chief (Mrs.) Folashade Tinubu; Alhaja Tai Elemosho (Montai); Alhaja Salawa Abeni; Mrs. Foluke Daramola-Salako; Mr. Seye Kehinde, publisher of City People magazine, and a whole lots of other important celebrities.