Style Icon and respected billionaire business mogul, Hajia Bola Shagaya has hosted a wondrous prayer session to mark her 60th birthday.
The ever graceful society lady who has never hidden her penchant for prayers turned her Osun Crescent, Maitama, Abuja into a mecca of sorts as many Islamic clerics took turns to pray and deliver words of exhortation.
The array of scholars included Chief Missioner of Ansar-ud-deen Society of Nigeria, Sheikh Abdur-Rahman Ahmad, Sheikh Habeebullai Adam and Sheikh Farouq Onikijipa.
Proceedings took off with the arrival of Hajia Shagaya, she shone like a billion stars in a spectacular outfit accompanied by his sons, their wives and grand children.
Beaming with joy, she went round greeting a few of the guests before settling to her seat as the prayer session ensued.
In his remarks, Sheikh Ahmad showered praise on the celebrator for training her children to be respectful and disciplined, he urged her to formalize her great philanthropic gestures by establishing a charity organisation.
He noted that the charity will afford her the opportunity to touch more lives and also enable her children continue the legacy.
The prayers dovetailed into a reception and the special marquee mounted for the event was filled to capacity.
In the course of the event she cut a lovely cake just after Hajiya Aisha Babangida had proposed a moving toast.
The reception which had Mr Andy Gabriel as Compere was attended by such dignitaries as Senator Bukola Saraki, Mrs Ajoke Murtala-Muhammed, Hajia Abah Folawiyo, Mr Segun Awolowo, Senator Sanusi Daggash, Hajia Zainab Maina, Senator Soji Akande, Mr Tunde Ayeni, Mrs Pauline Tallen and Hajia Asiya Bamanga Tukur.