The event witnessed torrential rainfall which could not stop the enormous fun and the highpoint presence of the managing director of Emzor pharmaceuticals, Chief Mrs. Stella Okoli (OON) in her complete sportsman attire indicating her support for the discovery of upcoming athletes in the country. She danced along and addressed the crowd making assurances of Emzor’s commitment to providing unlimited wellness for all stakeholders.
Also present were three Executive Directors of Emzor Pharmaceuticals, Mrs. Uzoma Ezeoke (EDG), Mr. Marcel Ezeoke (EDS) and Mrs. Nkiru Okoro (EDO).
DATE: Saturday, September 17, 2011 NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 989
ROUTE: Participants running for wellness took off from Emzor head office through Osolo way to 7/8 bus stop then all the way to NAHCO. The participants negotiated into Ajao Estate through Ajao Estate gate then back to Emzor head office.
The other category of people are those running for prize came up with the following set of winners.
1st Seriki Kayode 23:50:34
2nd Emmanuel Gyan 24:34:21
3rd Williams Kefas 25:54:03
1st Olowora Aminat 31:29:94
2nd Dinatu Yohanna 31:45:63
3rd Odejobi Bunmi 31:47:97
Emzor staff were not left out from the party, they participated and the result is as follows;
1st Daniel Chigozie
2nd Austin Usoro
3rd Michael Anwanye
1st Mercy Oguche
2nd Happiness Onyejekwe
3rd Zino Etiko
The celebrity on ground was the ko ma roll crooner Mo cheddah. She won the MTV base music video award for best new act in 2010. She also performed in the grand finale of highly publicized big brother amplified show in South Africa. This is an excerpt of the interview had with her on the stage:
-How did the name Mo Cheddah come about? My name is Modupe and my friends call me Mo which signifies more money and cheddah means money, so I just added the two to form Mo cheddah.
-How much do you know of Emzor? I know a lot about Emzor.
-Ok who is the MD of Emzor? Chief (Mrs.) Stella Okoli
-Can you mention Emzor products? Emzor has a whole lot of products; I can recall Emzor paracetamol, zolat for worm, Lokmal for malaria, Emzolyn for cough, Em vit c.
-What was the feeling when you won the award for best new act at the MTV base music video award? I was barely new in the music scene and I never knew I will be nominated, I was just at home and I got a call that I have been nominated, I was so happy for the award.
What was your experience like when you performed at the grand finale of the big brother amplified show in South Africa? I really enjoyed my stay there and the performance though it was hectic because it was cold in South Africa at that time and we had to rehearse for two days. That means more money for you as the name implies? Yes, yes, yes.
-I know you are involved in so many projects, which one are you currently on? I currently have a foundation that is concerned with young girls between the ages of 10 and 21. We teach these young girls about the basic of life and how to push it to the top.
The event also showcased the raw and upcoming talents of B-rank, Scorty of IT dept. of Emzor and Buchi of Production dept. of Emzor.