Nigerian Breweries Plc has pledged its commitment to bring excitement to this year’s annual Ojude Oba Festival, a cultural event held in Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State that brings together the sons and daughters of Ijebuland together and attracts foreign visitors to the state during the Eid el Kabir celebrations.
The company announced that two of its leading brands, Goldberg Lager Beer and Maltina would be sponsors for the festival.
Speaking at a media parley for the 2015 edition of the festival in Ijebu-Ode recently, the Corporate Affairs Adviser, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mr. Kufre Ekanem, who was represented by the Public Affairs Manager, West/Mid-West, Mr.Tayo Adelaja, said that Goldberg will be on-ground at the carnival to fete consumers.
He added that the brand will set up a beer village at Dippo Dina Stadium, Ijebbu-Ode, where local revelers can enjoy Goldberg Lager Beer amid fanfare of musical carnival.
Mr. Adelaja said that Maltina, Nigeria’s number one Malt drink will also be available to share happiness with people at the event.
Corporate Affairs Manager- West Nigerian Breweries Plc, Mr. Tayo Adelaja in a handshake with Mrs. Bisi Oshibogun, a member of the Ojude Oba organizing committee at a press conference in Ijebu Ode to announce Goldberg and Maltina as sponsors
The chairman of the 2015 Ojude Oba Festival committee, Barrister Wahab Osinusi commended Goldberg and Maltina for lending support to the festival.
He said “Maltina has been supporting the festival for several years. Goldberg lager beer is making its second appearance as a sponsor of the Ojude Oba festival. We trust that our partnership will be enduring and mutually beneficial. We have been authoritatively informed that the company will be putting together a Goldberg beer village in Ijebu Ode from next week until the end of the festival, in addition to a music carnival. We seize this opportunity to express our profound gratitude to Nigerian Breweries for this gesture.”
Phoebe Larry-Izamoje, Assistant Brand Manager Maltina, Mr. Mfon Bassey, Brand Manager Goldberg, both of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Chief Olu Ouboyejo, Vice Chairman Ojude Oba organizing committee, Otunba Wahab Osinusi, Chairman Ojude Oba organizing committee and Mr. Tayo Adelaja, Corporate Affairs Manager West, also of Nigerian Breweries Plc at a press conference on Ojude Oba Festival in Ijebu Ode recently which was sponsored by Goldberg and Maltina
The press conference also had in attendance, from Nigerian Breweries, Mr Mfon Bassey, Brand Manager Goldberg, and Phoebe Larry-Izamoje, Assistant Brand Manager, Maltina.
The Ojude Oba festival is an annual festival held to celebrate religious tolerance that has prevailed in Ijebuland for over two centuries. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Harnessing Our Cultural Heritage for Economic Development”