It is well known and established that Adron Homes and Properties is a leading property player in Nigeria and possibly beyond. This pan-Africa Real Estate Company in the last 6 years of its existence has achieved greatly in the area of providing housing needs for Nigerians, low, medium and high-end income earners. No wonder it prides itself, as making incredibly affordable.”
What many do not know is that the company is also involved in sporting activities. Adron Homes has been actively engaging its workers in sporting activities silently in the last 3 years. On September 17th, 2018, the company held a press conference at their Corporate head office situated at Adeyemo Akapo Street, Omole Phase 1 in Lagos, where they rolled out the full details of this year’s Adron Games, planned to make it the biggest ever from any Real Estate Company. The games will be coming up at Yaba College of Technology Sports Centre from October 12th-14th, 2018. One of the major highlights of the conference was the unveiling of Adron Sports Ambassador, the legendary prolific striker Nigeria has ever produced, Mr. Samsom Siasia. The organisers of the Adron Game promised to ensure this year’s Adron Game is well organised as they have employed the services of 2 External Consultant, the Red Ribbon Company owned by Tunde Sofowora, and also Mr. Waidi Akanni another great footballer in Nigeria, as well as the promising and enterprising Wale Asifat who is into Media Management, to put the project into perspective. Some of the Adron Homes top Management Team like Sola Orunmuyiwa and Ihuoma Azuru, who was a two-time winner of 12 incredible positions of Deputy Group Managing Director of Adrom Homes Challenge were also present. The press conference was anchored by a Veteran Journalist, Segun Adebowale. Mr. Asifat who explained further the vision of the Consultants, said, the Adron Games 2018 Organisers are ready to make it big, and the vision behind it is to ensure fitness among career workers.
Adron Homes & Properties Ltd. Group Managing Director, Oba Adetola Emmanuel posited that the idea which started 3 years back is premised on keeping its workers fit, but they decided to make it bigger whereby both staff of Adron Homes & Customers can participate in it. He enjoined all media present to project the games as there will be prizes attached for the internal participation. The company’s staff will be competing on regional bases, which cuts across their branches all over Nigeria. Jerseys were picked via a bow setting where representatives were picked. These are: (1.) Island Region (Orange/Blue Jersey) (2.) Mainland Region (known as pacesetter) picked Lemon/Black Jersey (3.) Head Office (known as Power House) picked Lemon/Black Jersey (4.) Ibadan Office (known as Unbeatable) picked Lemon/Deep Green Jersey (5.) Abuja office (known as Highflyer) picked Lemon/Orange Jersey (6.) Ogun office (known as Goalgetter) picked Red/Black Jerseys. To further boost access to information on this year Adron Game 2018, interested individual can log on to www.adrongamevillage.com.
The new appointed Adron Sports Ambassador, Mr. Samson Siasia, thanked the Group Managing Director for the great vision, also talks about how keeping fit makes one healthy, that only a healthy man works well. “It’s not just about house building alone but for you to be physically fit to live long in it matters, and that is why I’m happy to be part of the project.”
The Group Managing Director of Adron Homes who received a standing ovation from the media at the instance of the MC said, “the vision of the management is to build a healthy living and physical fitness in workers and individual lifestyle. The inspiration came due to the need for workers to manage their health. It is the physical fitness that can lead to mental alertness in individuals.
He went on to reel out the participating regions as classified by the state officials.”
“This year’s 2018 Game Mascot was unveiled after the countdown of three. The GMD was ably assisted by the newly unveiled Adron Sports Ambassador, Mr. Samson Siasia. Adron Homes & Properties Ambassador Saheed Balogun came in prior to the unveiling and other members of the organising team to the admiration of all media outfits present.
Talking about loyalty and commitment, veteran actor and Adron Homes & Properties Ltd. Ambassador, Saheed Balogun can be said to have stood out from the rest. City People Team had found out that in the last one year of his appointment, his presence at all Adron Homes events, has been very impressive, and distinguished him as truly loyal ambassador.
During the question and answer session, a question bothering on categories of rewards for both customers and internal regions/offices came up, and also means of participation by outsiders, at which we learnt that the games’ participant can only register online to participate and that prices attached ranges from N1m, N.750m, N.5m and N.25m for outside participant while for staff are in categories • Region with best parade • Male football winning team goes home with N.5m same as female football winning team • Male 400 metre race N.2m, same for female 400 metre winner • Fastest male 100 metres N.2m, same for family • Highest goal scorer male N.2m, same for female • Fastest Landlord race winner gets Full Plot at any of their estates within the country and same for female. The organiser equally informed the press that adequate security and medicals will be provided for the October 12th – `4th Adron Game.
– Lekan Odunowo
GM Business Development