Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Media and Publicity has refuted reports that his principal’s daughter is bethroted to a muslim.
Osinbajo himself had on Thursday announced the marriage of his eldest daughter, Damilola Osinbajo to Oluseun Bakare.
The news of Damilola Osinbajo’s enagement stirred up divergent reactions online as some Nigerians alleged that Oluseun Bakare is a muslim being the son of billionaire businesswoman, Hajiya Bola Shagaya.
But Akande clarified the speculation via Twitter on Saturday.
He explained that Damilola is not getting married to a muslim and that Oluseun is a member of the Redeemed Christian Church if God (RCCG).
“In response to media inquiries, Oluseun Bakare to whom VP Osinbajo’s first born & daughter Oludamilola would be marrying, is a member of the RCCG Abuja Central Parish and Teenage church pastor there.
“We wish the blessed couple bliss!”, the presidential aide wrote.