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Funplex Event Centre Opens in Grand Style

By Modupe Gbadeyanka

The much-awaited launch of the multi-million Naira Funplex Event Centre finally took place last week with many dignitaries in attendance.

Over 250 guests from all walks of life were treated to sumptuous delicacies, drinks and music during the evening of fun and glamour while a tour of the 5-star event centre was facilitated to the awe of excited guests.

Some of the personalities present at the unveiling were Oba of Shangisha, HRM Jamiu Ajibola Adetola; Onikosi of Ikosi-land, Oba Samuel Alamu Oloyede; former Director General of Centre for Management Development (CMD) Dr Joseph Maiyaki; and Justice of Appeal Court, Ugochukwu Ogakwu.

Others were Dr Obiora Obiagwu, Deputy Director, The Presidency, Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE); Mr Andrew Enahoro, head, Legal & PR, Promasidor Nigeria limited; Engr. Tony Nwosu, Suntrust Oil & Gas Company Nigeria limited; Prince Dennis Nwoko, Home Craft limited and a host of others.

Dr Joseph Yakubu Maiyaki, former Director General of Centre for Management Development Centre (CMD) who could not hide his delight commended the effort of Allied Thrust and Systems Limited (ATSL) towards erecting such glamorous edifice for public benefit considering the financial and intellectual investment that has gone into it.

The Managing Director of Allied Thrust and Systems Limited (owners of Funplex Event Centre), Mr Emeka Nwasike, in his address, noted that the launch of the first class event centre was a dream come true.

“This feat is borne out of our love for hospitality and our desire to be a strong contender and pacesetter in the industry. Already, you can see that Funplex resort is a one-stop-shop for fun and entertainment.

“Our goal is to provide Nigerians with an event centre that can cater for all their corporate and social needs,” he said.

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Modupe Gbadeyanka is a fast-rising journalist with Business Post Nigeria. Her passion for journalism is amazing. She is willing to learn more with a view to becoming one of the best pen-pushers in Nigeria. Her role models are the duo of CNN's Richard Quest and Christiane Amanpour.

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