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Sunday, 14 February 2021

How celebrities marked Valentine’s Day

By Our Correspondent

Every year, several countries around the world mark Valentine’s Day — a unique moment when people celebrate themselves and show love to those around them.

Just like everyone, several Nigerian celebrities also took to their social media pages to commemorate the occasion with lovely photos and beautiful write-ups.

Salient Times examines how Nigerian celebrities marked this year’s edition of the event.

Mercy Johnson

Mercy Johnson, Nollywood actress, joined Odianosen Okojie, her husband, to celebrate this year’s Valentine’s Day in a beautiful way.

The movie star shared a short video of herself, her husband as well as their four kids having fun.

“Can somebody help me beg Purity? Happy Val team,” she wrote in a terse post accompanying the video.

Funke Akindele

Funke Akindele, Nigerian movie star and Abdulrasheed Bello, her husband, also dazzled on the occasion of this year’s Valentine’s Day.

Akindele shared a loved-up footage of the pair showing different unique moments of their marriage as well as their kids.

“Happy Valentine’s Day darling. May the good Lord continue to bless our home. Amen. @jjcskillz,” she wrote.

Simi and Adekunle Gold

Simi and Adekunle Gold were also not left out of the list of celebrities who marked this year’s Valentine’s Day.

The ‘Duduke’ crooner shared a video of Gold playing inside the house with their baby with a terse post which read: “my valentines.”

Mr Eazi and Temi Otedola

On his Twitter page, Mr Eazi shared a lovely photo of himself and Temi Otedola, his lover, with the caption: “Happy Valentine’s Day my love @TemiOtedola forever.”

Happy Valentine’s Day My Love @TemiOtedola Forever ❤️

—Ajibade 👑 (@mreazi) February 14, 2021


Ayo Makun, Nigerian comedian, also took to his Instagram page to celebrate Mirabel, his wife, on the occasion.

“A wife like you is a blessing. A woman of your qualities is a treasure for every husband. I am thankful to God for having you! Happy Valentine Day @realmabelmakun,” he wrote.

Apost shared by Ayo Makun (@aycomedian)

Bolanle Ninalowo

Bolanle Ninalowo, a movie star, also celebrated the occasion with a lovely photo of himself and Bunmi, his wife.

He accompanied the photo with a post wherein he appreciated his wife for her support.

“A wise man once told me the difference between complete and finish. He said: marry the right woman, you will be complete, marry the wrong one and you will be finished. Thank God i found you @queennino_b.  Happy Valentines day guys! Much love to you & yours. Maka,” he wrote