Hundreds of guests are already in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, UAE, to witness the wedding of music star, Tuface Idibia to his heathrob, Annie Macaulay holding tomorrow.
Journalist learnt that many of the guests including superstar singers and entertainers, flew in Thursday and some arrived early Friday for the wedding holding at the Sefinah Ballroom of Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Reception will hold at an exotic Island called Royal Island Beach.
News learnt that guests will be conveyed in luxury boats from the wedding venue to the Island. The wedding after party will hold at Nigerian owned club, Kiza Nite Club.
Many of the celebrity guests were said to have been accommodated at the Fraser Suites located at Sidra Tower-Media city, Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai.
Other guests are at some other luxury hotels including Golden Sands Hotel; Hilton Dubai Jumeirah; Madinat Jumeirah Hotel; Jumeirah Beach Hotel and Golden Tulip Hotel, all in Dubai.
Over the last two weeks, wedding invitations were distributed to over 250 guests who are expected at the wedding.
The invitation pack to tomorrow’s nuptial can best be described as a collectors’ item. It is an expensive box with chocolate ribbon.
The box contains a black invite card with white and red lettering. It has a small access tag that allows guests on to the luxury yacht where the wedding proper will hold- without the tag entry will be denied.
The invitation package, designed by Karman Invitationers, a Lagos-based crafts company, also has a travel guide for first timers among their guests.
Oaken Events is the wedding planners, while Yvonne Nwosu’s Vonne Couture designed the bridesmaids’ dresses and Mai Atafo handled the suits for the groomsmen that include D’Banj, Sound Sultan, Hyacenth Idibia and Dotun Omotoye.
On 8 March, Tuface and Annie had their traditional wedding ceremony at the Apostolic High School, Esit Urua Community, Eket-Ibeno Road, Uyo.
It was graced by Akwa State Governor, Godswill Akpabio, who gave a Prado SUV to the bride and promised to send 20 state delegates to the grand wedding holding tomorrow.