British model and actress, Naomi Campbell, was one of the special guests that accompanied President Muhammadu Buhari during the private launch of Eko Atlantic City in Lagos State.
Buhari who was on a two days visit to Lagos was in the company of Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, All Progressive Congress chieftain, Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Deputy Governor of Lagos state, Dr Oluranti Adebule.
The 47-year-old said it was a pleasure to be invited by President Buhari and also shared pictures of the events on her social media handles.
She wrote, “Was a pleasure to be invited by His Excellency The President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari to the private launch of Eko Atlantic. HERE FOR ARISE FASHION WEEK 💃🏾🇳🇬🖤💚🦅.”
The super model’s first public appearance came at the age of seven, in 1978, when she was featured in the music video for Bob Marley’s “Is This Love”. At the age of 12 she tap-danced in the music video for Culture Club’s “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya”.
Campbell’s as walked the catwalk for famous designers like aGianni Versace, Azzedine Alaïa and Isaac Mizrahi, and posed for such photographers as Peter Lindbergh, Herb Ritts and Bruce Weber. By the late 1980s, Campbell, with Christy Turlington and Linda Evangelista, formed a trio known as the “Trinity” who became the most recognisable and in-demand models of their generation.