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In a bid to win the Guinness world record, a Nigerian event planner, Sandra Ikeji hired 200 bridesmaids for her wedding as she tied the knot with her fiancé, Arinze.
The extravagant ceremony took place at Landmark Event Centre in Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday, January 11, 2019.
It is reported that prior to her wedding (in 2019), Sandra had registered on Guinness record website for the award of the bride with the biggest number of bridesmaids.
Sandra aims at breaking Tina Ackles‘ record, the American who had 168 bridesmaids at her wedding. Tina and her fiance Thomas Rodgers broke the Guinness World Record of 127 bridesmaids in a wedding procession, and they blew the record’s predecessor by a whopping 41 bridesmaids. Tina was attending the American Businesswomen’s Association conference as so she asked most of the attendees to be her bridesmaids.
Earlier on, Sandra had posted on one of her social media accounts, “@landmark_centre is about to be part of history in 2 days…200 bridesmaids at #the bond wedding, It’s Just an attempt, wish me luck guys.”
Wondering how this bride managed to get the 200 bridesmaids? They comprised of her friends, family members and models signed on to her agency, Black Dove Models.
The bride looked amazing in a long-sleeved ballroom gown with a princess tiara and white studs as accessories where’s her husband wore a white coat with black trousers and a bowtie. He accessorized his suit with a boutonniere that matched his wife’s bouquet.
The bridesmaids wore long light brown dresses with each holding a single white flower similar to the bride’s bouquet. The groomsmen were also elegantly dressed in black suits.
Sandra’s sister, Linda Ikeji posted on Instagram, “Guys it’s a wrap, thanks for attending my big sister’s wedding with me.”
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At the time of publishing this story, we weren’t able to ascertain if Sandra Ikeji has won this award yet.