Musician Ade Bantu marries in France

Ade Bantu marries

Nigerian-German musician Adegoke Odukoya, better Known as Ade Bantu, on Saturday got married to Aramide in Crépy-en-Valois, a community in Northern France.

Poet and author Lola Shoneyin shared news of the wedding along with photos from the ceremony on Facebook.

“Today belongs to Ade and Aramide!

“We’re in Crepy-En-Valois, France to celebrate this beautiful couple. Stunning ceremony. Now we move to church and jollof!” the author of The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives wrote.

Born in London to a Nigerian father and German mother, Ade Bantu leads the 13-piece band named BANTU.

The 50-year-old is also co-founder – along with his younger brother Abiodun Odukoya – of the Afro-German music collective Brothers Keepers.

BANTU’s 2005 album titled Fuji Satisfaction featuring Adewale Ayuba won the Kora Awards for Best Group West Africa and Best Group Africa.

The band has released seven studio albums, the latest of which is Everybody Get Agenda in 2020.