Eagle Aromatic Schnapps from the stable of Intercontinental Distillers Limited (IDL), has celebrated this year’s Ojude Oba with the Awujale and Paramount Ruler of Ijebuland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr.) Sikiru Kayode Adetona.
During a courtesy visit to the paramount traditional ruler at his Ijebu-Ode palace ahead of the festivities to introduce the new look Eagle Aromatic Schnapps and flag-off participation in the iconic festival, the IDL team felicitated with Oba Adetona for building Ojude Oba into an iconic global brand that draws participants from all over the world.
IDL’s Insight and Category Manager, Mr. Tofunmi Opaleye, who led the team, commended Oba Adetona for upholding the rich tradition and cultural heritage of the Ijebus, and noted that Eagle Schnapps’ long partnership with the Awujale’s throne is very significant.
“Eagle Schnapps is a cultural heritage brand that is committed to upholding the valued and treasured cultures and traditions of Nigerian people. We applaud our highly- revered royal father, Oba Adetona for the unwavering commitment to the preservation of the rich tradition and cultural heritage of the Ijebu people. We are honoured to celebrate this year’s Ojude Oba festival with Kabiyesi and the good people of Ijebu worldwide. We also use this visit to affirm our commitment to deepening partnership with the revered throne of Awujale. In the same vein, we are proud to introduce the captivating new look Eagle Aromatic Schnapps at this auspicious event,” Opaleye said.
Also speaking at the grand Ojude Oba which culminated with the two-day Eid-el Kabir celebration on Wednesday 28 and Thursday 29, June 2023, IDL’s Regional Sales Manager, Lagos 2, Mr. Dele Adeyemi, commended the Ojude Oba organising committee for sustaining the spirit of the festivities marked by glamour and excellence.
“The Ojude Oba festival is a time-tested high-class event that reflects the high-enriching cultural values of the Ijebu people. We commend the organising committee for their exceptional sacrifice in making the Ojude Oba a memorable event. We thank the Ijebu people for making Eagle Schnapps and our array of other quality brands as their preferred drink choices,” he noted.