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Ghanaian-Canadian supermodel Nini Amerlise Marries Nigerian-American Singer, B’kem

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Ghanaian-Canadian supermodel Nini Amerlise and multi-award- winning music singer B’kem exchanged vows before walking down the aisle together. When we last spoke to Nini in September, she had been invited to represent Ghana for the first time as the Face of Ghana Models Awards. That same evening, she received the honorary title of “BreakOut Model of the Year 2021.” The duo has since become well- known in their sphere of influence through countless press appearances and having an impact on the young generation through both ministry and entertainment.

The Newlyweds shared a very intimate wedding at the sanctuary church in Fort Lauderdale, Florida USA. The church building exhibited fine detailing of beautiful stained glass windows and hand-crafted flooring resembling the architecture of early Rome. The ceremony was attended by close family and friends, and those who could not attend in person could still participate virtually.

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The couple’s faith journey brought to life the vision of the “Royal Ball” wedding. Their important day was more than meets the eye, the beauty and décor of the wedding is what the audience calls pure perfection. However, This cherished couple strives to be great representatives of excellence in both character, choice and service to others. Their foundational beliefs in Christianity have led them in a way that encourages true agape love and majestic views.

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The integrity of the star couple was evident in every detail of the wedding. From the partnership with vendors to the choice of garments, everything was carefully selected. Beautiful bride Nini Amerlise wearing a white wedding gown designed by Alexander couture bridal, with her laced veil and golden tiara crown with encrusted crystals, the ruffled bottom cascaded beautifully.Nini Amerlise Marries Nigerian American Singer Bkem3

Those sparkling gold rock star shoes and the groom’s dapper white suit by Southern Formals & Tuxedo, complete with gold bow tie and gold pocket square were truly immaculate. The Groomsmen wore charcoal grey suits, sponsored by menswear house, and the Bridesmaids wore burnt orange dresses provided by Davids Bridal, alongside custom bouquets and crystal belts provided by NA management inc. Vendor Tremaine Turner of Pop Kitchen brought Caribbean flair to the hors d’oeuvres, and the main course Jerk chicken Alfredo and vegan options were the cherries on top!

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It is nothing short of inspiring to follow the couple’s love story! Award- winning artist, B’kem was born in North Carolina, United States, to Igbo Nigerian parents. Supermodel sensation Nini Amerlise is a first- generation Canadian with Ashanti Ghanaian, Jamaican, Cuban, and Hakka Chinese roots. Apparently, these lovebirds met on a very rare occasion, but it wasn’t until Nini had a prompting to relocate to Los Angeles in an attempt to expand her modelling career that they met each other. According to a source close to the couple, the inspiration came after she participated in a fashion show hosted by Mario Lopez in New York, and was then invited to participate in LA Fashion Week by the director of the show.

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In addition, she was held hostage in a home for one month by a talent agent who saw her online and offered her shelter and flight tickets to help jump-start her plans, only to learn the agent made multiple sexual advances toward her. Nini was nevertheless able to escape the predicament without suffering major losses or injuries. Unfortunately, her finances were depleted and she was in desperate need of a change with hopes of still having a wonderful birthday on Nov 3, 2018. A Nigerian-Canadian friend, Queen Amina of the Vigor Awards, introduced her to a close friend of hers who provided her with a job opportunity at a franchise that operates as both an entertainment label and a Cameroonian restaurant, “Lil Africa”. Insiders noted she was hired on the spot to do waitressing and miscellaneous entertainment jobs, which forever changed the trajectory for the couple.
Nini revealed in an interview “ Little did I know, on November 1st, 2018 only one day after being hired, that I would encounter the love of my life” sources shared that B’kem came rushing through the doors as he worked in operation with the entertainment label as a recording artist.

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He unintentionally walked past Nini interrupting her initial conversation with the co-founder of the franchise, with hopes to negotiate a contract deal with a charity that was raising funds for schools in the Congo, in which the roofs of the Elementary school buildings had collapsed. The label however refused for B’kem to participate, as payment for his performance was not sufficient.

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B’kem left the office promptly, and returned as he realized there was not acknowledgement toward Nini. He greeted her, apologized and exited once again. Nini’s Initial barely their responses was questionable as shortly after their interaction she re-appeared with loads of excitement and high energy, as she raved about her little brother during video chat. Her jovial nature while she Introduced her brother to the staff, caught the attention of B’kem and led to him pursing Nini. Surprisingly enough, that very day, they hit it off very well and B’kem flabbergasted, shyly told her he loved her, and was mutually reciprocated by Nini, which has led they are today, married with a profound future ahead!

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Encourage Decentralization to Accelerate Development – Okyenhene

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Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin II has encouraged governments and business leaders to decentralise their operations to accelerate development. He said this when the senior management team of Telecel Ghana, a leading telecommunications company in Ghana, paid a courtesy call on him.

The visit was aimed at advancing a stronger relationship between Telecel Ghana and Okyenhene as well as seeking his blessings and guidance in the company’s new journey as Telecel Ghana. In March 2024, Telecel Ghana officially unveiled its brand to Ghanaians in a spectacular event in Accra.

Led by Ing. Patricia Obo-Nai, CEO of Telecel Ghana, the delegation expressed their gratitude to the Okyenhene for his warm reception and unwavering support towards businesses operating within his jurisdiction. They also highlighted Telecel Ghana’s commitment to contributing to the socio-economic development of Ghana through its innovative telecommunications solutions and corporate social responsibility initiatives.

She reiterated the company’s dedication to ensuring seamless connectivity and digital inclusion for Ghanaians and affirmed Telecel Ghana’s readiness to partner with the Okyenhene ahead of his 25th anniversary celebration.  She added, “we will continue to work with other stakeholders to explore opportunities for expanding telecommunications infrastructure and enhancing access to digital technologies in Ghana.”

The Okyenhene commended Telecel Ghana for its efforts in providing reliable and affordable telecommunications services to the people of Ghana. He emphasized the importance of promoting decentralisation by key government agencies and business operations across the country to accelerate development, citing the vast land space in his kingdom which he is willing to release for development. He also threw a broader challenge to Ghanaian entrepreneurs to venture into setting up indigenous telecommunication businesses in Ghana.

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The visit concluded with an exchange of gifts and pleasantries, symbolizing the mutual respect and goodwill between Telecel Ghana and the Okyenhene.

Telecel Ghana remains committed to building strong partnerships with traditional authorities, government institutions, and other stakeholders to drive sustainable development and create shared value for the people of Ghana.