For Nigeria s dame of fashion, Hajia Abah Folawiyo aka sisi Aba it was all glitz, glamour and paparazzi as eminent Nigerians led by senator Ita Giwa and some princess across the country stormed the Queen s Drive, Ikoyi, Lagos for her 75th birthday Soiree.
Mama is the proud mother of Segun Awolowo, managing Director of Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), wife of the late billionaire and Baba Adinni of Yoruba land, Alhaji Abdul Wahab Iyanda Folawiyo who is the father of the quiet Lagos billionaire, Tunde Folawiyo.
The fashion icon and matron of the Fashion Designers Association of Nigeria (FADAN) who reigned supreme in the 80s and 90s as the preferred designer of choice for the stars and celebrity, clock 75 last weekend. Hajia love for designer started at the tender age of seven.
In 1963, she took part in a competition in Ghana which she won as best earning her first class to London, getting to London to some training and international business before returning home in 1977 to established Labanella in 1978