Johnnie Walker hosts cast of The Royal Hibiscus Hotel
September 5, 2017
Lagos, Nigeria – On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017, Johnnie Walker welcomed some of the cast of The Royal Hibiscus Hotel to a drink reception held at their Ikeja, Lagos office.
The cast in attendance were Zainab Balogun, Deyemi Okanlawon, Rachel Oniga, Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju and Toni Tones. They were joined by Maria Zeron (Senior Brand Manager, Johnnie Walker), Adenike Adebola (Marketing Director, Guinness Nigeria PLC- Spirits and Guinness) and (Bodam Taiwo- Reserve Customer Marketing Manager, Diageo Nigeria). Some EbonyLife executives were also in attendance – Michael Williams (Head of Marketing & Media Sales), Eunice Omole (Chief Strategy Officer) and Uzor Onwuchekwa (Executive Director).
The cast spoke about their passion for the movie, their excitement about the upcoming premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival and their gratitude to Johnnie Walker for being part of the production. The executives of Diageo expressed similar sentiments and reiterated their commitment to the movie.
Lastly, guests were treated to a signature ‘Royal Hibiscus’ cocktail, created and prepared by Kelvin Oduntan, “Winner Regional World Class Bartender Competition.”
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