Spar Nigeria, Aurora Foundation Fete Visiting Beauty Queens

By Dipo Olowookere

Some beauty queens from across the globe visiting Nigeria for tourism and humanitarian purposes were recently given a befitting treat courtesy SPAR Nigeria and Aurora Foundation.

The beauty queens came from Canada, Ghana, USA, Lebanon, Great Britain, Italy, India and South Africa on a tourism visit tagged, ‘Experience Lagos: Queens on a Mission.’

The event was put together by Miss Tomi Salami, an ex Miss Tourism Nigeria and founder of Aurora International Charity Foundation.

She partnered with SPAR Nigeria, a leading chain of hypermarket in the country and during the visit, the guests were involved in various activities like the Aurora Free Market Initiative set up to commemorate the United Nations International Day of Charity; A Day Out with SPAR Nigeria amongst many other outlined programs.

The queens were received at SPAR Lekki outlet by the Marketing Head, SPAR Nigeria, Mr John Goldsmith.

These divas were made to experience the hospitality of Nigerians at the store as they relished various cuisines available, purchasing different items to give them great memories about their visit to Nigeria.

According Mr Goldsmith, “we are excited to host beauty queens from all over the world to SPAR Nigeria. We are glad to showcase our brand as a great partner for noble initiatives.”

On her part, founder of the foundation, Ms Tomi Salami, appreciated the amazing support given to their organization by hosting the beauty queens from different developed countries of the world.

Also speaking, the beauty queen from Lebanon, Ms Jihan Dimack, said she was glad to be in Nigeria and it’s been a great experience shopping in SPAR Nigeria.

In addition, the ex-Miss Great Britain, Ms Ffion Georgina Moyle, said she had enjoyed her stay in Nigeria and she is glad to be in another SPAR outlet aside the one she knew in the United Kingdom.

As renowned of SPAR Nigeria, the hypermarket brand has always translated the shopping experience of Nigerians and every shopper based on their Choice, Quality, Service and Value.

SPAR Nigeria is a part of the global retail chain originating from Holland. SPAR international has given the Master Franchise of the SPAR brand to Artee Group for its operations in Nigeria.

Dipo Olowookere is a journalist based in Nigeria that has passion for reporting business news stories. At his leisure time, he watches football and supports 3SC of Ibadan. Mr Olowookere can be reached via

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