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At the First Nigerian Beer & Health Symposium held recently in Lagos, experts from medical sciences, food technology, lifestyle, nutrition and related professions talked on the health and other benefits of beer.

Supported by Nigerian Breweries, the unique symposium held inside the sprawling Iris & Jazmine Halls of Eko Hotel & Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos and was chaired by eminent culture and performance scholar, Prof. Kole Omotosho, a professor of Drama at the Department of Drama, University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa.

The symposium featured an array of top celebrities in attendance, including Mo Abudu (Talk Show Host and CEO of EbonyLife TV), Ruth Osime (Editor of ThisDayStyle), Dr. Larry Izamoje, (Founder/President of Brilla FM), Dr. Olaokun Soyinka (Ogun State Commissioner for Health) and his wife, Lola Soneyin, Ehi Braimah (CEO Neo Media), Adedeji Awatt and O. A. Adebayo both of Lagos State Ministry of Health, Dr. Dosumu of Clearline HMS, Dr. Bisi Abiola, Isaack and Nneka Moses (Goge Africa), Dr. Lanre Adeleye, Olufemi Awoyemi (CEO Proshere), Ololade Bamidele, and aide of former Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, Tayo Parkes of CPMS, Dr. Fakorede Olajide of University of Lagos, Oba Adedeji Onagoruwa, Omoba Yemi Odusote, Dan Esiekpe, CEO of IMS Advertising, Prof. E. N. Maduagwu, of FCTDI NEO, and Prof. Olugbenga Ogunmoyela of Bells University of Technology, Ota, Ogun State among others.

They proved with empirical evidence from recent scientific research & studies that beer, when consumed in moderation, is not only a healthy drink, but with lots of nutritional and other natural benefits for the human body, health and wellbeing.

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Nicolaas Vervelde (MD of Nigerian Brewries Plc)

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Prof. Kole Omotosho (Symposium Chair) & Nicolaas Velverde (MD/CEO of Nigerian Brewries Plc)

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Mo Abudu (TV Personality and Symposium Panel Moderator) & Prof. Kole Omotosho (Symposium Chair,)

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Dr. Tobore Agbogidi, Ms. Ruth Osime, Dr. Lanre Adeleye & Mo Abudu

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Dr. Tobore Agbogidi, Ms. Ruth Osime, Dr. Lanre Adeleye & Mo Abudu

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Dr. Olu Malomo (Acting Head of Dept of Food Technology Dept of Bells University Ota, Ogun State), Tony Agenmonmen (Senior Strategy Manager, Nigerian Breweries Plc) & Prof. Kole Omotosho

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Larry Izamoje (Founder and Chief Executive of Brilla FM), Toks Modupe (Chairman TPT International)

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Dr. Olaokun Soyinka, Dr. Bisi Abiola, Mo Abudu & a panelist

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Dr. Olu Malomo (Acting Head of Dept of Food Technology Dept of Bells University Ota, Ogun State), Nicolaas Velverde (MD/CEO of Nigerian Breweries Plc), Prof. Kole Omotosh (Symposium Chair) & Tony Agenmonmen ( Senior Strategy Manager, Nigerian Breweries Plc)

Experts who also shared the great benefits of beer also state that consumers should for consumers to reap the multiple benefits derivable from drinking beer, it must be consumed in moderation.

However, the boffins insisted that for consumers to reap the multiple benefits derivable from drinking beer, it must be consumed in moderation.

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3 Comments

  1. Angel

    January 23, 2015 at 2:52 pm

    Like Nigerians don’t have enough reasons to keep drinking, especially our men that are known for their pot bellies….

  2. tunmi

    January 23, 2015 at 6:14 pm

    Beer and Health, na oxymoron?

  3. NNENNE

    January 23, 2015 at 10:34 pm

    Oh mine!
    Count me out. My liver and Kidneys are protesting.

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