Miss Pepeiye of the family drama ‘Papa Ajasco and company,’ a Nigerian family television sitcom widely watched across families in Nigeria and neighbouring countries in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Guinea, and other countries. The television series has received many accolades and won several awards home and abroad.
Yetunde Barnabas who plays the character of Miss Pepeiye; a materialistic young girl in the family drama, is also a model and beauty queen who won the Most Beautiful Girl Pageant in Abuja, 2017 and was crowned Miss Tourism Nigeria in 2019.
In December last year, she got engaged to Peter Olayinka, a Nigeria footballer and Super Eagles star who plays for Slavia Pague in Czech Republic. Olayinka has been playing football abroad since 2012 and has played in the Champions League and Europa League. He’s just rounded up his season with a game for the Super Eagles against Cameroon in Austria.
The couple met sometime in 2019, their meeting which Yetunde described as ‘love at first sight,’ they started dating that same year, had the introduction less than three months ago, and got married in June 2021. They had a court wedding at Ikoyi registry on Friday, June 11, and shared the happy news on social media.
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