Abuja - Famous Nigerian Comedian, Ali
Baba along with mega music stars , Mbuk Iyanya and Naeto C were in Abuja on
Saturday to celebrate the 2016 Valentine's weekend in a grand style.
The event was put together by composite online and offline
retail chain, Yudala, to showcase its corporate social responsibility
initiative, `Gyming with the Stars`, in collaboration with Airtel and Access
The Chief Executive Officer of Yudala, Mr Dave Ibelegbu,
said that the event held at the Old Parade Ground, Abuja, was aimed at
encouraging participants to get involved in physical activities and exercise.
Ibelegbu said that this was to help them improve their
health and quality of life, therefore, promoting healthy living as a way to
love our bodies.
The CEO said that Yudala as a company had passion towards
improving the life of Nigerians both physically and financially.
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“We are in Abuja and we currently have fourteen locations in
"We are vastly expanding and we want to improve the life of
our potential customers by encouraging them to live a healthy life as they
create and enjoy their wealth.
“Teaching our customers on the importance of improving
fitness and entrepreneurial skills is our way of giving back to our customers and
society,” he added.
According to him, although the programme focused on fitness,
Yudala made room for the introduction of its YUBOSS scheme.
The scheme, he said, was aimed at entrepreneurship
development and wealth creation amongst participants willing to become owners
of various businesses.
NAN observed that the event enjoyed a massive turn out of
men, women and children of all ages.
The participants were involved in various activities such as
Aerobic exercises and stretches coupled with comedy, dance, while gifts which
included recharge cards, Yudala jerseys and more were freely distributed.
NAN reports that products from Yudala were also sold at the
venue at discounted prices to provide gifts for last minute valentine shoppers.