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All the Scoop & Photos from the Fayrouz Lagos NYSC Camp Variety Night & Miss NYSC Lagos Pageant

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Premium non-alcoholic soft drink – Fayrouz from the stable house of Nigeria Breweries lit up various National Youth Service Corps  (NYSC) camps across the nation with fun activities and lots of giveaways during their variety nights.

At the Lagos NYSC Camp, Iyana-Ipaja, Ola Warikoru (Graduate of Finance and Investment Banking from University of Reading, UK) emerged winner of the keenly contested Miss NYSC beauty competition and commended Fayrouz “for putting up a good show at the camp” and noted that through its activities, Fayrouz has added colours to the three-week orientation camp, making it more fun-filled and described the brand as “Champagne of soft drinks, that I can attest to as a regular consumer of Fayrouz and other soft drinks in the market’’

She was awarded a HP Laptop while the first runner-Up Okafor Ezinne (Graduate of Madonna University, Okija) who was awarded a Samsung Refrigerator said “personally, I like the brand. she added that “as a Christian, I don’t take alcohol but each time I drink Fayrouz the golden sparkling liquid and the sweet smelling flavours of Pineapples and Pear give a blend of sensation of foaming drink and beverage devoid of any alcoholic content; It’s like taking Champagne and that’s the beauty of Fayrouz.” . The second runner-up Awobote Terma Oluwabusayomi (North American University, Cotonou) was not left out as she bagged herself a DVD player.

The Mr Macho contest was won by Ebierekiye Donkemezuo who smiled home with an LCD Flat Screen TV and told news men that he doesn’t drink alcohol and thanked Fayrouz for providing a better alternative for him as the non-alcoholic to have a kind like taste of Champagne. “Without any fear or favour, Fayrouz is better than any other soft drinks we have around now; Fayrouz tastes like wine”.he finished

The first runner-Up in the Mr Macho contest – Nnamdi Darlinton Odoputa who was short of words to have made it to the final round, thanked Fayrouz for its ingenuity in identifying with the youth and including them in the consumer affinity activities. ‘’A close observer would discover that Fayrouz is always found wherever you find the youth of this country engaged in one thing or the other that is positive’’ he said and urged other corporate organisations to follow in the foot steps of Nigerian Breweries Plc. He and the second runner-up won a Generator and a Fan respectively.

On hand to judge the Beauty and Mr Macho Contest was the dapper Mr Nigeria 2010 Winner – Kenneth Okafor, who was full of admiration for the contestants for their courage in putting themselves forward to take part in the contest, pointed out that the Nigerian youth should be encouraged by corporate organisations to continuously keep them constructively engaged. He further said “the youth of Nigeria would have less time to contemplate about engaging in crimes and other nefarious activities if both government and corporate organisations could strategize such activities that would make them useful to themselves and the nation at large” and commended the NB Plc for its relentless efforts in making Nigeria a crime-free society through initiatives like this further stressing that ‘’we would have a better Nigeria if other corporate bodies could join Nigerian Breweries in creating conducive atmosphere for the young elements in the society to unwind, relax and engage in constructive activates”

Also present to speak at the event was the Senior Brand Manager, Fayrouz and Climax, Nigerian Breweries Plc – Nnenna Hemeson who expressed satisfaction in the popularity and acceptance of Fayrouz by the consumers across the society. She said the brand has remained the premium soft drink with a unique taste and assured that Fayrouz would continue to identify with the Nigerian youths across the country and said “One major way to maintain a crime-free society, is by engaging the youth in positive re-creational activities as we presently witness at the Fayrouz corner at the NYSC camps across the country’’.

She disclosed that Nigerian Breweries Plc through Fayrouz would continue to partner with the NYSC authorities at the various camps to make this once in a life time experience a wonderful one for the corps members through sponsorship of social activities like the ‘Camp Variety Night’ amongst others.

Photos

Bovi

Youth Corpers dancing on Stage

Youth Corpers dancing on Stage

Miss NYSC Contestants in their Fayrouz outfits

Miss NYSC Contestants in their traditional wears

Bovi testing Miss NYSC Contestants IQ's

Panel of Judges

Ola Warikoru (Miss NYSC Lagos) with the first and second runner up's

Bovi testing Mr Macho contestants IQ's

Mr Macho contestants in their traditional wears

Kenneth Okoli

Mr Macho NYSC Lagos and Miss NYSC Lagos 2011

Nnenna Hemeson (Senior Brand Manager, Fayrouz & Climax)

Some of the prizes won by the contestants

Bovi, Nnenna Hemeson & Kenneth Okoli

Bovi, Miss NYSC & Kenneth Okoli

Youth Corpers at the Fayrouz Corner

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21 Comments

  1. Anon

    December 16, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    The brand could have supported a more noble cause in the name of branding than a stupid pageant. Pageants are just so ridiculous.

    • Ikenna11

      December 17, 2011 at 4:50 am

      I support you 100%.

  2. partyrider

    December 16, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    those prizes are really cool..nice

  3. darkvixen

    December 16, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    Youth corpers dey enjoy o, dem never bere work see dem hair?? It is well.

  4. Ore

    December 17, 2011 at 5:49 am

    yaay go lagoon secondary school! 1st we win the cheer leading competition, now its the NYSC pageant..

    • e-bukun

      December 18, 2011 at 12:00 am

      hahaha….when PHCN release power

  5. someone

    December 17, 2011 at 8:53 am

    When are we going to stop giving out Generator as a prize in Nigeria?

    • partyrider

      December 17, 2011 at 1:30 pm

      when we have constant electricity

    • LindsayLohan

      December 18, 2011 at 2:53 am

      God bless you mightily for that concern. Nigerians are not ready for change.

  6. du

    December 17, 2011 at 10:14 am

    cool

  7. Ma Cherie

    December 17, 2011 at 10:39 am

    @Bellanaija. Please correct your post o! It’s not miss NYSC 2011, there’s a miss nysc contest in every batch. So dis yr batch B, 2011 also had a miss nysc. Next year match another one will emerge. So no single one can claim d title for her.

    So her’s shud read, ‘Miss NYSC batch C/2011, Lagos State’. Thank you

    • Babe

      December 18, 2011 at 7:27 am

      you are so right dear

  8. Miss C

    December 17, 2011 at 10:57 am

    Must it be only Lagos camp dat brands sponsor deir programs especially in d area of giving out prizes in peagents? SMH

  9. tpop

    December 17, 2011 at 4:14 pm

    What a terrible cut out picture (the second to the last) the 2 men are in exactly the same position while someone has copied and pasted the winner inbetween.

    • MizzCJ

      December 19, 2011 at 8:03 am

      LOOOL! i noticed too! what was the point of them doing that? loool

    • Bolanle

      December 19, 2011 at 10:35 am

      i noticed that too but you beat me to the punch! its terrible! its so blatantly obviously especially the fact that the time on the guys watch is exactly the same hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaahaha

    • Alero

      December 19, 2011 at 11:41 am

      u are so obervant! Kudos to u!!!

  10. elizachee

    December 18, 2011 at 1:04 pm

    The babe fyne sha!

  11. Dayo

    December 19, 2011 at 4:21 am

    Wow r u serious!!……OLA!!..boi dat gurl is some beautiful chic…….reping UNI of Reading!!

  12. coolcat

    December 19, 2011 at 11:29 am

    @anon, i am pretty sure the company has done a lot of charity work. branding has nothing to do with noble causes. branding is a marketing strategy which means you are getting your product to the actual consumers of the product. who better than corpers to get your name out there. please do not confuse branding with CSR.

  13. jegbo

    January 7, 2012 at 10:33 am

    Youth corpers indeed.Check out these mamas in the last pix

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