Nigerian songstress, Simi Ogunleye, better known by her stage name, Simi, has warmed the hearts of many on social media after she replied a man who pleaded with her to attend his wedding.
The groom-to-be tendered his request on popular micro-blogging platform, Twitter. In the tweet, the gentleman identified as OluwaLamzy took a bold step for his wife-to-be, who is a fan of Simi, as he sent tweet directed at the singer, requesting that she attends his wedding to make his wife’s day more special.
OluwaLamzy stated that though he knows he cannot afford to pay Simi’s fee for her to grace his wedding, he pleaded with the singer to attend, stating that he would do anything she wants.
When's ur wedding? https://t.co/YDCtUFANjo
— Simi (@SympLySimi) July 23, 2019
The singer then replied to him, asking for his wedding date - he tweeted at her, revealing when his wedding would take place. To OluwaLamzy’s surprise, the singer asked him to continue the conversation in her direct message.
Yayyyy 🕺Aug 31th
— OluwaLamzy (@theLamzyy) July 23, 2019
Other Nigerian tweeps who saw the talented singer’s reply to the husband-to-be, praised her for her generosity. They thanked her and also congratulated the couple.
I love you Simi. You'll definitely sing "AYO" at my own at my own wedding. My wedding is in 10yrs time shaa.
— Obi Of Onitsha 🇨🇦 (@classicNedu) July 23, 2019
Awwwww! Aunty Simi, bless your heart 😍😍😍
— Olajumoke👑 (@barakah941_) July 23, 2019
I'm the guy Hanty Simi selected that will be at the gate 😂😂😂 …
I know you now and won't let you in
— I Z U (@Izumichaels_Iam) July 23, 2019
If Simi will go, definitely, Adekunle Gold will show up too.
I will see the 2 of them live, eat jollof rice and use my shoe to pick some stuff
— TOLULOPE OLA (@its_Tolulope_23) July 23, 2019
Wow simi you re truly golden
— Omogbemi Tayo (@tizzumania) July 23, 2019
Simi….. ahhhh…. God bless you. U go big pass Beyonce. ……. ahhhh…
My brother, thank God for your union ooo
— Sømębödy's Sõn (@nonsookongwu) July 23, 2019