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Teni’s Wedding Performance Goes Viral And Sparks Controversy Over Her Alleged $70K Fee

Renowned Nigerian singer Teniola Apata, better known by her stage name Teni, has made to news headlines yet again after videos of her performance at the son of Kwara State Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s wedding went viral on X (formerly Twitter).

The governor’s first son reportedly got married this past Saturday, December 16, in front of a significant number of Nigeria’s elite guests. Teni, who is revered for her upbeat and colorful performances, was also one of the special guests chosen to provide entertainment for the exclusive gathering.

In addition to the special guests, the magnificence of the wedding ceremony itself made the event a social media sensation. But what’s really sparked strong emotions on social media are rumors that Teni received $70K—that’s 88 million naira—for her performance at the wedding.

Nigerians have voiced a variety of thoughts on social media, with some criticizing Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq for allegedly overspending on a musical act.

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On the other hand, a lot of internet people have started praising Teni for supposedly securing that big bag for her wedding performance.

In addition, online discussions over the financial implications of celebrities attending high-profile events and the unnecessary grandeur of government events have been sparked by the controversy around the alleged payment.

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