Shade Okoya (nee Adeleye) was born in Lagos on the 25th April 1977 into the family of the late Alhaji Taju and Alhaja Nimosat Adeleye. She is a Muslim and from Ijebu-Ode in Ogun State, She is a very fashionable woman, highly sociable and generous, also a renowned philanthropist. She studied at the Lagos state Polytechnic Isolo where she obtained an OND in Banking and Finance and later studied sociology at the University of Lagos. She has an honorary doctorate degree in Business Management and Corporate Leadership from the European American University.
Chief Mrs Shade Okoya is the Bewaji of Lagos, Otun Aare Iyalaje of Ajiranland, and the Yeye Oge of Epe land and the Ajisewa of Oke-Ona Egba. She is presently the Managing Director of Eleganza Fashion Products Limited, Eleganza Cruise and Travels Limited, as well as member of board of Eleganza Group and RAO Investment Property Company Limited. She is also the Deputy Managing Director of Eleganza Industrial City and by virtue of this position she is responsible for the day to day management of the company.
Shade has persistently and ferociously attracted the attention of all on account of her style and taste in jewelry. She believes that your jewelry should set you apart from the crowd and also makes you a reference point among the ever fashion enthusiastic women of Lagos. Chief Sade Okoye is a mother of four kids who recently turned 40, which makes you wonder how she pulled it off looking so svelte and stylish all the time.