Coca-Cola has congratulated Ikoyi Club 1938 on its 82nd anniversary.
News Rain Nigeria gathered that Coca-Cola company comprising Coca-Cola Nigeria and FC Nigeria Bottling Company through its Managing Director Coca-Cola Nigeria Ltd, Yebeltal Getachew congratulated Ikoyi Club 1938 on its 82nd anniversary.
Speaking on the anniversary Getachew expressed an affinity for the mood and theme of the anniversary tagged, “The Upliftment of Hope”, noting that 2020 had been a challenging year and as such the event was aptly tagged.
Coca-Cola, Ikoyi Club At 82nd Anniversary
He said: “Our corporate ideals align with those of Ikoyi Club. We have a corporate purpose to refresh the world and make a difference in Africa. We like the Club’ are doing all that we can to reach out and empower people who have especially been impacted by this disease.”
News Rain Nigeria further gathered that the 82nd-anniversary celebration took place on the Clubs Lawn with a press conference and interactive session with journalists which was quickly followed by moving tributes to departed members and a moving retinue of jazz music performances.
The one-day event, which saw prominent and distinguished guests in attendance was supported by iconic brands including Coca-Cola Nigeria which incidentally also marks 67 years of locally producing the internationally recognized beverage, by its bottling partner Nigeria Bottling Company in its bottling plant in Ebute Metta Lagos in 1953.
It will be recalled that the long-term partnership between Ikoyi Club and Coca-Cola Nigeria has seen meaningful support of various sporting activities including badminton and golf, with the club hosting the Coca-Cola sponsored golf tournament tagged “Road to Mauritius” in 2018.