23-Year-Old UI Undergraduate Wins Ibucap Contest


L-R: Brand Manager Cardiovascular Portfolio, Olugbenga Obaparusi; Head, Regulatory and Quality Assurance, Pharm. Theophilus Emeka Adimoha; Head of Consumer Business West Africa, Suresh Karuppiahsamy; First  Prize Winner, Moses Oladimeji Olaosebikan; Ibucap Brand Ambassador, Kafayat  Shafau aka Kaffy; Chief Operating Officer, West Africa (Pharma) Business Operations, Arun Raj and the Brand Manager Analgesics and Antimalarial Portfolio, Shalina Healthcare, Chiuba Nwaosu during the prize presentation ceremony in Lagos.

A 23-year-old student of the University of Ibadan, Moses Oladimeji Olaosebikan with the stage name, @directr_m has emerged as the winner of the Ibucap “Super Me” Challenge; an initiative of Shalina Healthcare Nigeria, makers of Ibucap. He won a grand prize of one million naira.

Other winners of the competition include @tabrenation and @ejiyk, the first and second runners-up winning cash prizes of five hundred thousand naira and two hundred thousand naira respectively.

According to Chiuba Nwaosu, brand manager, Analgesics and Antimalarial Portfolio, Shalina Healthcare “Ibucap “Super Me” challenge, is an online contest which had participants making their own videos in different professions emphasising that in whatever you do, whatever  your career,  IBUCAP is always with you in your pains”.

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Speaking on how the winners emerged, Nwaosu said: “there were 250 contestants in all and both the online followers and a team of selected judges did the voting.  In the four weeks exercise, ten winners emerged weekly, winning prizes of 20,000 naira each, resulting in a total of forty winners. These forty were later screened into ten and out of these, three contestants eventually emerged as overall winners.

Presenting the prizes, Ibucap brand ambassador, a Nigerian dancer and choreographer, Kafayat  Shafau popularly known as Kaffy, expressed her satisfaction with the process and appreciated the company saying; “Shalina is not just genuine to its course in making quality healthcare products available and affordable, but also provide opportunities for an average Nigerian to be successful.”

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In their respective remarks, the company’s Chief Operating Officer, West Africa (Pharma) Business Operations, Arun Raj and Head of Consumer Business West Africa, Suresh Karuppiahsamy, acknowledged that the initiative was born out of the company’s determination to provide quality healthcare in Nigeria.





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