The Awujale and Paramount ruler of Ijebuland, Alaiyeluwa Oba (Dr) Sikiru Kayode Adetona, CFR, JP Ogbagba II has showered encomium on Goldberg for supporting the traditional institutions at the 2016 Ojude Oba Festival in Ijebu Ode.
Goldberg, a brand from the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc threw its weight behind the annual Ogun State festival, Ojude Oba as its official Beer sponsor.
Oba Adetona applauded the brand for contributing to the preservation of the traditional heritage of his people. According to him, “nothing binds us more in unity than celebrating our aged beliefs and values. Goldberg is indeed a true brand for always recognizing who we are as a people and celebrating with us.”
The Oba gave his royal blessings and made pronouncements that Goldberg will reap good fruits for making the Ojude Oba festival a befitting one. He showered praises on the brand and Nigerian Breweries Plc for strongly backing culture and tradition thereby helping to ensure an enduring legacy. He further stated that Goldberg has made innumerable contributions to the overall growth and development of the festival.
Tayo Adelaja, Public Affairs Manager, West and Mid-West, Nigerian Breweries Plc expressed gratitude to Kabiyesi and the people of Ijebu for finding Goldberg a worthy partner to Ojude Oba festival. He promised that the brand would continue to make festivals like Ojude Oba more befitting.
As part of the brand’s activities for supporting the festival, it opened its Beer Village at the Ijebu township stadium which runs for 12 days, from the 5th to 16th September,2016, where natives and visitors to the city frequently visit to be refreshed, entertained and to network with one another on social, cultural and economic levels. The indigenes expressed excitement about the Beer village as they looked forward to the closing ceremony where lots of household items like Plasma TVs, Generators, bags of rice, vegetable oil were won, courtesy of Goldberg. The main festival was held on 14th September.