How Nollywood stars lighted up Mouka’s ‘green’ gala night


The green gala night set by Mouka, a leading mattress and other bedding products manufacturer in Nigeria to round off its 60th anniversary last weekend in Lagos was brightened with the command appearance of leading Nollywood stars and on-air personalities.

Leading the pack was Sola Sobowale, a Nigerian film actress, screenwriter, director and producer.  Sobowale two weeks ago received the prestigious recognition in the Africa Movie Academy Award (AMAA) for best actress in her lead role as ‘Alhaja Eniola Salami’ in Kemi Adetiba’s blockbuster, ‘King of Boys’.

Other celebrities in attendance included Adebayo Davies, an actor (Baba landlord in Flat mates); Chioma Omeruah (Chigul) an actress and comedian; Lotachukwu Ugwu, an actress (popularly known as Kiki in the TV series Jenifa’s Diary); Arese Ugwu, author and social media financial expert (popularly known as Smart money Arese); Sisi Yemmie Blogger,  Vlogger and an all -round creative to complete the galaxy of stars at the night.

The event was anchored by Okechukwu Anthony Onyegbule, popularly known as Okey Bakassi, a Nigerian stand-up comedian and actor.

Sobowale, while responding to journalists, described quality sleep as a necessary ingredient to a healthy and productive life of a busy professional like her, while appreciating the Mouka brand.

In his welcome remarks, Mr. Raymond Murphy, managing director/chief executive Officer of the company explained that the last 60 years had been a long and successful journey for Mouka, adding that the company had built an enduring brand in the last six decades.

“This is a big milestone for us. At 60, we are the market share leader in the foam and beddings sector” he enthused, while praising the stakeholders and shareholders of the company for giving quality and wholesome support to the company over the years.

He maintained that the last 60 years had been eventful for the company in terms of job creation, value creation for shareholders and business partners and high level of governance compliance.

“Our mantra within the company is ‘Good to Great’. Good for us is never good enough. We continue to strive for greatness.” Murphy told journalists at the venue.

Other highlights of the night included the cutting of the anniversary cake and the winning of exciting prizes by guests who marveled at the exhilarating ambience and the touch of class that surrounded the celebration.