Aisha Suleiman Achimugu is the MD/CEO of Felak Concepts Limited.
The company is into consultancy services related to health, equipment procurement, training and capacity building. Prior to this the award winning Dr. Aisha had made her mark in maritime & transportation engineering. She is the first woman transaction advisor, consultant to develop a seaport (Ibaka Seaport) in Nigeria.
Last week she partied hard in the Caribbean Island of Grenada in commemoration of her 50th birthday anniversary.
Those familiar with the event said organisers rented the Island for seven days, amounting to about $924,000 in total, in addition to other charges.
Guests, we gathered, alternated between Calivigny Island and Silversand Grenada, an exotic five-year-old seven-star luxury resort located in Grand Anse beach, where some events of the posh celebration were held.
Achimugu’s birthday carnival which began with “a scrumptious welcome breakfast” and “a spectacular dinner with an explosive finish” that day.
During the week-long party, Mrs Achimugu, a widow who lost her husband to Coronavirus in 2020, is said to have changed clothes at least 30 times, with each dress said to cost thousands of dollars. Those are in addition to the high-end clothes she used for a photoshoot with a celebrity photographer ahead of her event.
For most of the time, she was decked in very expensive diamond jewelry, wore designer shoes and carried Hermes crocodile-leather handbags, each said to cost between $50,000 and $80,000. One of the numerous parties took place aboard the Silver Angel, a Yacht sailing on the Caribbean sea under the flag of the United Kingdom.
Quite a number of local and international A-list musicians and entertainers flew in to perform at the various events. Those who performed include Kenny G (American saxophonist and composer), Waje, Flavour, Adekunle Gold, Asake and Mr Killa (a Grenada musician).
Notable for flamboyant lifestyle,when the Abuja socialite clocked 40, her birthday attracted top Government functionaries both based in Abuja and outside several 1st ladies were in attendance and one of those we could recognise very easily was the wife of the Governor of Nasarawa State and the man known to be the ‘Father Xmas from the South-south, and current Senate President, Godswill Akpabio.
To show you all the caliber of party it was, even the designer whose clothes the ‘birthday girl’ wore flew in to celebrate with her. It was none other than Lebanese born International designer of repute Walid Atallah, known world over for his wondrous outfits worn specially by the creme of the Arab world’s royalty with some outfit going for as much as $1.2 million dollars. Walid came with Mariam Mohammed, the MD of SaturnGates who also owns the PR company that manages his affairs in Africa. Mariam as usual wore an heavenly white Walid Atallah’s creation.
Aisha the gorgeous birthday girl wore about 4 different Walid Atallah’s creation at her party and they were all exquisite.
It wasn’t just Walid that came in, in tow with him also from Dubai was Najwa Sultan better known in the Arab world as their very own Beyonce.
The likes of the incomparable Asa, the superlative Tuface Idibia, the Arabian Beyonce-Najwa Sultan & the popular South African group Mafikizolo all performed to everyone’s delight at the party. Prior to this party at the ThisDay Dome, a couple of friends of the birthday girl had hosted her to a surprise birthday shindig a couple of days before at another venue in Abuja that had the likes of Banky W, Chidinma & Addiction performing.
Aisha is the widow of late Suleiman Achimugu,a former managing director of Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC).
Her husband was the first COVID-19 casualty in Nigeria.