Former governor of Ogun state, Otunba Gbenga Daniel and his Beautiful wife, olufunke the creative director of Lauren fashion in Ikeja, during an interview with City people recently narrated how they met, their marriage challenges, and more….Read from the excerpt below
The love story between Gbenga Daniel and Olufunke started off in Lagos in the 80s precisely Allen Avenue, Ikeja. Funke was on a holiday job in a Bookshop in Ikeja and Gbenga came into the bookshop to purchase some books, on noticing Funke, They had a brief chat and time passed by, Later Funke went back to school, University of Ibadan and her colleagues told her that Gbenga had been asking after her and was always coming to the bookshop to look for her so her colleagues directed Gbenga to her school, Later they met at a party and shortly after, a love chemistry ensued between the two and before you could say Jack Robbinson, the rest was history.
They got married in 1986 and they are blessed with 5 amazing children, Rotimi, Adebola, Taiwo and Kehinde and Oluwamayowa.
According to Funke, she refers her husband who brought out the positive side and outgoing aspect of her because she used to be a quiet person and those were part of the many attractions.
Otunba Gbenga Daniel was the governor of Ogun state from 29 May 2003 to 29 May 2011 making him the longest serving governor of the state.