29th October, 2010
MTV VJ Cynthia Okpala recently exchanged vows with her fiance, Ozoemena Mbanefo. TheÂ wedding, which took place at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, on 27 October, 2010,Â was attended by close friends and family members including Ice Prince, Deji Falope,Â Steve Babaeko, Yetunde Babaeko, Ayo Animasaun, Ayeni Adekunle, Sam Onyemelukwe, JÂ Martins and Charles Novia, among others.
Cynthia arrived the venue in a Toyota Prado car at exactly 11.30 a.m., lookingÂ flawless in her floor-length white wedding gown.
At exactly 12.15 p.m., the officiating minister from Dominion City Church, PastorÂ Ben Kpongo, joined the couple at the altar, where the couple signed the register,Â followed by a wedding reception at the Sheraton Hotels and Suites.
Cynthia is MTVâ€™s only Nigerian VJ. The 24-year old Computer Science graduate ofÂ Ebonyi State University, first came into public attention after winning a nationwideÂ MTV VJ Search in November 2007.
Although these days, Cynthiaâ€™s contract with MTV base has taken her all over theÂ continent including recent trips to Nairobi and South Africa, Okpala is always keenÂ on applying her talents in new directions as she currently combines her MTV dutiesÂ with high profile gigs as a radio DJ and actress, with her own radio show syndicatedÂ on 40 radio stations across Nigeria. She also stars in the MNET TV series, Tinsel,Â as Ify.