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Bimbo Oloyede, others welcome Labule to Lekki

Veteran broadcaster , Bimbo Oloyede, and other stakeholders in the arts and entertainment industry gathered in Lekki, Lagos , on Saturday , when a ‘ Nigeria-centric ’i restaurant, Labule, opened shop .

The outfit that operates it , Roots Foods Limited , says it will offer local Nigerian delicacies in an environment that combines the setting of a modern quick-service restaurant with that of an African setting of a local ‘ buka ’ .

“ The brand name, Labule, is coined from a Yoruba phrase, which means ‘ in the village’ . The idea was conceived with the aim of catering to Nigerians and lovers of Nigeria, especially those who take pride in their rich culture and identity, of which food is a key component , ” they explained in a statement.
The new outlet was declared open by one of Nigeria’ s veteran broadcasters, Bimbo Oloyede. The opening was attended by a large number of guests drawn from different walks of life.

Speaking at the ceremony , the Managing Director of the company , Mrs. Binta Adisa, disclosed that the opening of the new outlet in Lekki was in response to the yearnings of Labule’ s numerous customers living and working around the area , who had had the opportunity to have eaten at the main outlet in Ogudu GRA, Lagos .

Adisa stated that the new Lekki outlet was in line with the brand ’ s vision of promoting the best of food and culture.

“ Apart from serving authentic Nigerian meals with the touch of home cooking , we also provide an environment that makes you take pride in your culture, ” she said .

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