It was a show of glam yesterday as Rema Namakula introduced Dr Hamza Ssebunya to her parents in Nabbingo, Masaka road.
Dr Ssebunya’s entourage set off from Kabira Country Club and arrived in Nabbingo at noon. They came with a truck of bread that they served to the villagers. Ssebunya also gave out some money to the gathering of people who flocked the road to get a glimpse of him.
All invited guests parked a distance from the ceremony. They would then get into vans that would ferry them to the venue. Only those vans were permitted to reach the venue. The ceremony was organised with strict rules to help with its smooth running.
On arrival, the guests would be served with food which they would eat before going into the main tent where the event took place. The decor at the ceremony was in black and white with beautiful chandeliers and lighting.
Many celebrities graced the event including Sheik Muzaata Batte, tycoon Godfrey Kirumira of Baggaga Kwagalana, legendary musician Joanita Kawalya and the Nabagereka of Buganda Sylvia Nagginda who was the special guest.
On arrival, the special guest, Dr Hamza Ssebunya and some people on his entourage went into the house for a private ceremony. Here Rema wore a green and gold gomesi with subtle makeup.
The green of her gomesi matched that of the coat of her would-be husband Dr Ssebunya.
Rema’s daughter with musician Kenzo, Aamal Musuuza led the young girls to greet the guests. The little ones were smartly dressed in red and black traditional attires.
The bride made her official debut in a white gomesi with a sash that still matched the green of her man’s coat.
Her husband gifted her a guitar as a show of support for her music career.
“I love your music better than anyone else’s,” he declared.
He also gave her an award for winning his heart.
Rema also received flowers customized with her name from Hamza’s sisters.
The bride came out the second time in a silver and peach glittery gomesi. Hamza also changed into a new coat.
Ssebunya gifted his inlaws with lots of gifts including wrapped gifts, sachets of sugar, salt and many others.
There were performances from Mary Bata, Joanitah Kawalya, Naava Grey, Irene Ntale, Ykee Benda and many others.
The bride and groom then gave us a wow moment when they changed into the West African style.
Here, their entourage wore gold, creating a beautiful contrast with their blue attires.
Aamal also wore a blue dress to match her mother’s
The cake at the ceremony.
Lastly, as she said goodbye, the bride wore a dress that was literally lit.
The bride thanked her new husband saying God answered her prayers by giving him to her.
Dr Hamza also vowed to love his bride forever, “I love you so much. I will love you forever,” Sebunya confessed in front of guests and parents.