Nigerian Ambassadors for Top Drink Brands.
A lot of Nigerian companies have celebrities to represent their brand and connect with their consumers on a better level. Drink companies have not been left out of the rage and huge brands such as Bacardi Martini, and Nigerian Breweries have Nigerian superstars as the faces of their brands. Here is a list of some of these brands and their ambassadors.
Bacardi Martini – Bryan Okwara
Bryan Okwara was crowned ‘Mr Nigeria’ in 2007, and has since worked hard at establishing himself as a reputable model and actor. He was unveiled on the 1st of August as the brand ambassador for Martini’s Begin Desire campaign as the Nigerian Martini Man.
Skyy Vodka- Patoranking
Nigeria’s dancehall sensation, Patoranking- real name Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie is the brand ambassador for Skyy Vodka. The singer was quoted saying that his nature and personality are in perfect alignment with the brand’s message of fun. He said ‘ I am a great fan of SKYY Vodka and aligning with a strong international brand that not only understands but also appreciates my artistry and is committed to supporting the growth of my music beyond the nigerian borders is a fantastic opportunity.
Smirnoff- Dj Spinall
Popular disc jockey, DJ Spinall is the first African brand ambassador for Diageo’s vodka brand Smirnoff. DJ Spinall, whose real name Sodamola Oluseye Desmond is the official DJ for Beat FM Ibadan. He is also the official DJ for the weekly Industry Nite.
Ciroc – Banky W
Ciroc Vodka has RnB crooner Banky W as its brand ambassador in Nigeria. Described by many as the King of African Soul/R&B, Banky W combines global style with African rhythms and influences to create an entirely unique and impressive sound, which has catapulted him to continental and international acclaim. Aside from his musical success, Banky W is the king of Lagos’ vibrant nightlife scene, and is known as a staple on any exclusive guest list.
Orijin – Reminisce
Top Nigerian rapper Remilekun Safaru popularly known as Reminisce is the brand ambassador for Orijin Bitters. The company chose Reminisce as its brand ambassador in line with what Orijin represents, noting that Orijin comes from a special blend of the old with the new, the traditional with the modern and these same qualities are epitomised by Reminisce, whose quality and depth of work as an artist makes him a perfect fit as brand ambassador.
Life Continental Beer – Flavour
Award winning highlife musician who was previously an ambassador for Guinness Nigeria, recently announced as the Ambassador for leading South-east beer brand, Life Continental Beer.The brand which has been for years the beer of preference for the people of the South-east, made this choice to further reinforce its commitment to the heritage, essence, connection and affinity with the people of South-east.
Johnnie Walker- Don Jazzy
The Mavin Boss joined the league of one of the Global ambassadors for Johnnie Walker, a brand of Scotch whisky owned by Diageo in September 2015. He started off with the ‘Joy will take you further’ campaign which was a huge success.
Martell- Burna Boy
Campari- 2 face
In April 2016, the Legendary International RnB superstar, 2Face was announced as the brand ambassador for premium liqueur brand Campari, The brand explained its decision to partner with 2Face, saying he embodies the values that the Campari brand represents – originality, passion, maturity and universal appeal.