Celebrity stylist, Toyin Lawani shares stunning pictures aa she clocks 40, reveals she is from a royal home (Photos)

Celebrity stylist, Toyin Lawani shares stunning pictures aa she clocks 40, reveals she is from a royal home (Photos)

Fashion designer, Toyin Lawani has countered claims centered on her background and her family. The celebrity stylist who clocked 40 yesterday said

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Fashion designer, Toyin Lawani has countered claims centered on her background and her family.

The celebrity stylist who clocked 40 yesterday said that many people believe she’s from the streets. Toyin Lawani went on to disclose that she’s from a royal family in Ekiti state.

She revealed that her maternal grandfather, Chief Elijah Babalola, was the first minister of works in the western region, and her grandmother was the Regent of Ikoyi Ikole Ekiti.

She added that her paternal grandfather, Yisha Lawani, was the official commissioner of police in Lagos, and her father, Alh Shehu Lawani, was an aide to the former Nigerian Head of State, Yakubu Gowon

“I am the CEO of Tiannahs Place Empire, which consists of over 33 businesses under one roof. I am a native of Lagos State and a University of Lagos English graduate.

“Because of how hard I work and hustle, most people believe I’m from the streets, but this is not the case. I come from a royal family in the state of Ekiti. My maternal grandfather, Chief Elijah Babalola, was the first minister of works in the western region, and my grandmother was the Regent of Ikoyi Ikole Ekiti.

“My paternal grandfather, Yisha Lawani, was the official commissioner of police in Lagos, and my father, Alh Shehu Lawani, was an aide to the former president, Gowon.”

Unlike her ilks, Toyin haa said that she has no plan to throw any party to celebrate the landmark age this year as she wants to expend that energy focusing on her craft and family.

She however promised to throw a party next year.

A graduate of English from the University of Lagos, her love for fashion took her to the Oprah Benson Beauty Institute in Nigeria, the Carlton Beauty Institute in London, and John Yim Beauty School in Korea where she got the licences to function as a cosmetologist.

She has since grown to become one of the most sought-after stylists in the Nigerian entertainment industry.

Known as the transformation queen, Toyin has worked with many top celebrities across the world, including Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Stephanie Okereke, Funke Akindele, Keri Hilson, Natalie Nunn, Ciara, and Emma Nyra.