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Fayrouz enriches NYSC Variety Night with Fabulous prizes

L-RAkeem Balogun, Nigerian Breweries Plc Regional Trade Marketing Manager, Central Business Unit, Abuja, Miss NYSC, FCTAbuja, Affiong Uya  and Federal Capital Territory FCT Coordinator, NYSC, Lady Linda Amugo 
       The various National Youth Service Corps NYSC camps across the federation were aglow on Saturday as the premium soft drink under the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc, Fayrouz, organised ‘variety night’ shows
   The shows was  part of activities lined up to make the just concluded three-week orientation camping of the 2011 second batch of corps members most memorable for the participants.
At the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Kubwa camp of the NYSC, It was a night the rich cultural background of Nigeria came to the fore as Fayrouz, the non-alcoholic drink put smile on the faces of outstanding corps members who distinguished themselves at the NYSC variety night which produced Miss NYSC and MR. Macho, respectively.
Interestingly, this was replicated by Fayrouz at the Lagos, Edo, Oyo, and Imo State camps of the NYSC where corps members that emerged Miss NYSC and Mr Macho carted home prizes ranging from HP Laptop to BlackBerry phones.
The ladies and men in the contest were beauty to behold in the native attires of their respective States. The FCT Coordinator of NYSC, Lady Linda Amugo, commended Nigerian Breweries Plc for putting up a wonderful show where the corpers were able to identify with the culture of their States and interact with one another.
She pointed out that the corpers had contributed in no small measure to the cultural rejuvenation of Nigeria through the magnanimity of Fayrouz. Lady Amugo pointed out that through Fayrouz; Nigerian Breweries has been able to encourage the Nigerian youths to foster unity amongst one another to achieve national integration.
”The essence of the scheme is for young Nigerians from different parts of the country to come together to know one another better for the development of the country; and that is exactly what Fayrouz has been able to achieve here this evening”, she posited
The night was spiced with musical display and dance competition by the various platoons in the camp. Corps members with dexterity in comedy skills put up five-star performances that would give the likes of Ali Baba and Basket-Mouth a run for their money.
Star prize of Compaq Laptop Computer was won by Miss NYSC 2011, FCT, Abuja,  Affiong Uya to the admiration of over four thousand five hundred corps members that thronged the venue of the event to witness the memorable occasion.
A Refrigerator went to the first runner-up, Miss Aisha Mustapha while a DVD Player was clinched by the second runner-up, Miss Ije Amaka. Various consolation prizes were also given out to other contestants by the premium non-alcoholic drink from the stable of Nigerian Breweries Plc.
Oguamalam Valentine won the NYSC Mr Macho competition while Charles Okafor and Sola Lawal emerged first and second runners-up respectively; carting home prizes ranging from industrial fan and Television set. Valentine however, went home with a BlackBerry as the winner of the keenly contested Mr Macho competition.
At the Iyana-Ipaja camp, Miss Isibor Nowekere Aletis emerged Miss NYSC, while Chinwoke Diobi and Idimah Jessica finished first and second runners-up respectively. Oluwatosin Kolawole however, emerged Mr. Macho. Eme Kelechi and Omotola Tunbosun Olamilekan emerged first and second runners-up, respectively.
Fayrouz is the refreshingly different non-alcoholic drink with a golden foam head which comes in two flavours-Pineapples and Pear.  The brand continues to enjoy wide acceptability from consumers who are predominantly young adults because of its unique taste and attractive packaging.
Speaking at the Kubwa camp, Abuja, Nigerian Breweries Plc Regional Trade Marketing, Central Business Unit, Mr. Akeem Balogun, said the variety night was organised in furtherance of Fayrouz determination to satisfy the growing needs of the youth who are predominantly its consumers.
According to him, the variety night was tailored towards what the Fayrouz brand stands for and what the youth really desire.
Speaking further, Balogun stated that the Fayrouz would continue to identify with the needs and aspirations of the Nigerian youth by making the NYSC camps across the country fun-filled for corpers ‘’who are very key to the success of the brand in the market’’.
He however urged the corps members to continue to support the brand which he described as a product with natural flavour; while in or out of the camp ‘’because it’s a brand that is our own’’

Miss NYSC Contestants at the Lagos NYSC camp, Iyana-Ipaja during the Varierty Night sponsored by Fayrouz 

Mr Macho Contestants at the Fayrouz sponsored NYSC Variety Night in Lagos

Corps members in a dance contest during the Fayrouz sponsored NYSC Variety Night in Lagos

Miss NYSC contestants on parade during the Fayrouz sponsored Variety Night at the NYSC Camp, Kubwa, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja

Miss NYSC FCT, Abuja being crowned by the NYSC Coordinator

Mr Macho contestants at the NYSC camp, Kubwa, Abuja