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Despite the workload on her as the reporter for Splash 106.7 Fm, Adebukola Okuneye has continued to amaze many with her zeal, passion and dedication in taking new challenge.
Okuneye could be best described as the true combination of beauty and brain. She has proven on many occasions that she worth to be called that with her actions and success stories.
The cute reporter who is also a member of Ogun state chapter of Nigeria Union of Journalists recently opened an ultra modern beauty palace and event planning outlet along Oke Lantoro road in Abeokuta.
Despite some little challenge she had, Okuneye has continued to prove many wrong that there is always ability in disability.
The female journalist-Enterpreneur attended Mercy Model Nursery And Primary school in Ijebu Igbo, after she proceeded to Sacred Heart Catholic College in Abeokuta , the then graduated from Redeemers University then in Mowe Ogun state. Because of her determination, focus and ambitions for success she went for her Masters Degree at University of Ibadan.
Okuneye found herself in Event planning in April 2017 after helping one of her friends plan her wedding . The interest and encouragement from people drew her to the world of events .
According to her: now, event became what I miss when I don’t have an event to organize. It has become part of me
Speaking on why she ventured into Beauty palace popularly called Unisex Salon, Okuneye said, “I love beautifying people especially my brides, because I love anything that has to do with beauty. Going into Unisex Salon is to add to what I will call my passion. With out unisex salon , clients can be sure of a complete events”.
Reacting on the relationship between Journalism and event, the ever vibrant lady in her 30s pointed that a journalist is expected to have little or complete understanding of all professions or skills so as to aide news gathering.
“We are still in the line of delivery to the society”, she stressed.
Explaining the advert of Elegant Events, she explained that Elegant Events came to limelight in 2017 and Elegant surprises In 2020, while the idea of expanding the business came this year .
What makes Elegant business distinct from others, she noted, “the uniqueness of our business to others is that our price are affordable, we give our services at luxury. That’s why in Abeokuta we are unique (in birthday surprises, event planning, event ushering and Unisex Salon).
“Elegant events can categorically say all our pioneer ushers are graduates and currently serving our country (NYSC) because we push and encourage all those who work with us .
“In ten years from now I see Elegant Events And Unisex Salon globally with God on our side.”