Commuting in Lagos state can be hellish and sometimes nightmarish for residents with the ever-increasing population on a daily basis. Most traumatic is the fact that easy access to transportation has become a daily dilemma for commuters in the metropolis which is the commercial capital of Nigeria.
However, the arrival of Amber Energy drink, a premium brand on the stable of Amber Energy Drinks Ltd appears to be taking the bull by the horns in relieving Lagos commuters of the high cost of transportation along popular and identified routes through its unique Amber BRT and conventional free Bus ride initiative launched recently in the state.
For once, in the annals of commuting amidst the hustle and bustle of the city, residents commuting within the metropolis can now at a selected time enjoy a smoother, easier, and happier moments at no cost to their pockets courtesy of Amber Energy drink! How does this work, you may be tempted to ask. It’s just as simple as ABC!
How to win a FREE bus ticket
The brand owners of Amber Energy drink has put in place a well-co-ordinated plan with the respective transport authorities such that all what is required by members of the public is to buy a Can of the drink at BRT bus terminals or yellow buses garages and parks in the City and get a BRT ticket for free! The Can as the automatic passport gives the commuter the free access entrance into the BRT buses or the conventional popular Lagos yellow buses depending on destination for a smooth relief and jolly ride between 4 pm-6 pm Mondays-Friday every week at work close.
Upon buying a Can of the much sought-after energy drink, commuters take their seats inside the BRT buses as they savor the unique taste of the refreshing black, slim, sleek energy drink with natural caffeine and essential vitamins. It is not only filling, nourishing, and stimulating but pleasantly fun and appealing.
Selected bus terminals that have become the epicenter of Amber Energy drink free bus ride with fanfare are, Leventis, CMS, Oyingbo, Fadeyi, Maryland, and Ojota. (This runs Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays for BRT buses) while Oshodi, Obalende, Marina, Ojuelegba, and CMS (runs Wednesdays and Fridays) for the conventional Lagos yellow buses. At these locations and on those days, the sight to behold are the Amber Energy drink brand ambassadors beautifully clad in the branded T-shirts on black pants interacting and sharing the tickets to consumers for a rewarding and enriching “Amber Experience”.
A Lagos State Civil Servant, Opeyemi Ojulari who boarded the bus at the Oyingbo terminal after the day’s hectic work at the Railway station commented thus on the initiative, “Commuting within Lagos metropolis has never been this fun, rich and exciting”, adding that the Amber Energy drink BRT Bus Ride activation has changed the face of social life at bus terminals from the monotonous and sometimes awful long wait on long queues to buy tickets and board the buses.
In a similar vein, Sola Ijatuyi, a businesswoman at the Marina area of Lagos expressed her joy at the BRT bus terminal at CMS, saying that she deliberately dropped her car at home to experience the free bus ride. Her words: “This is a wonderful effort by Amber Energy drink I must commend, saying that she gets double value for her money as the drink has become her favorite brand for stimulating her energy after tasting it on two previous occasions on the same route.
Speaking on the initiative, the General Manager of Amber Energy Drink Ltd, Lola Adedeji said, “For us at Amber Energy Drinks Ltd, we have done everything possible, even what other companies cannot do to satisfy and meet our consumers’ needs and demands”. Her words, “We have taken our time not just to study the market but also who our consumers are and what they will need, and have decided that at every step on the way, Amber will meet the needs of its consumers, so, it is so much fun and many wonders are still coming from the Amber Energy world!”.
Corroborating the General Manager’s position, Head of Sales and Marketing of Amber Energy drinks Ltd, Temitope Adetiba said, “We have embarked on this BRT Bus Ride initiative to make commuting in Lagos metropolis more fun and pleasure while meeting the physical, economic and emotional needs of our teeming consumers”.
The Head of Marketing said since it was launched into the market a few weeks ago, “Amber’s cardinal marketing objective is to always win with its consumers. “We identify the gap in the market, and we lapped on it to make life better, pleasant, and nourishing for our consumers”.
Driving the field efforts, Assistant Head of Sales and Marketing, Korede Omole said since the launch of the new energy drink, the market demand has been quite encouraging and inspiring, an indication that the brand has struck the right chord at the heart of consumers. “We could not expect less from the appreciative and grateful commuters who now see us and our brand as partners in progress.
Already, the energy drink has injected a new lease of life into the age-old in-store retail marketing tradition in Nigeria amidst pomp and pageantry.
The introduction of the product, a premium brand was hall-marked by glitz, glamour, and panache at most of the high-brow shopping malls, chain-stores, and top of the table supermarkets in the Lagos state metropolis and suburbs. Amber energy drink is enhanced with a potent herbal blend of Guara, Amino acids and Vitamins
Guarana is a natural Caffeine used in beverages. It was said to have been added to Amber to ensure that along-side all the vitamins and nutrients packed in the can, the consumer stays alert, energized, and healthy. The new energy drink is formulated to provide an incredible energy boost for those who lead active and exhausting lifestyles, top of which is sports, entertainment, and games.
Ámber is scientifically formulated to provide an incredible energy boost for those who lead active and exhausting lifestyles ranging from sports to entertainment.
Amber is a non-discriminatory unisex energy drink, the first of its kind, Adedeji disclosed that Amber energy drink “provides a healthy way to stay active and energized all through the day”, pointing out that consumers would surely enjoy the nourishing and fulfilling taste of the slim, sleek and admirable trendy look of the brand in an attractive package and affordable price.
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