Aituaje Iruobe, popularly known with stage name, W.A.J.E which is an acronym for (Words Aren’t Just Enough) is a natural born singer. The incredible songstress’ stardom began when she was featured in P’Square’s hit track, “Do Me”. The song was widely known within and beyond Africa and some other parts of Europe. When people mention the name Waje, her biggest musical hits till date come to mind. What people do not know about her however is that as a young girl, Waje was known as the ‘Coke and Bread Girl’.
Waje, the songbird, shared her most memorable Coca-Cola moment on the red carpet on the Coke Island, where Coca-Cola launched its new campaign ‘Taste the Feeling’. Coke Island is a simulated island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The event brought together over 100 excited celebrities who had none stop fun at the Coke Island.
According to W.A.J.E, “The best and fondest Coca-Cola memory was when I was in Secondary School. I was at home for a while and just before leaving home every day, my mother would leave N50.00 for me to buy my favourite combination of Coca-Cola and bread. I was the ‘Coke and Bread Girl’ for a very long time.”
Not missing in the memory lane journey was the 25-year-old Folarin Falana, popularly known as Falz, who aside the massive strides he has made in his Musical, Comedy and Law career, was also the official host for the recently concluded Share a Coke II campaign. Little wonder his fondest and most memorable Coca-Cola moment brought a smile to his face. For him, his most memorable Coca-Cola moment was at 10 year old birthdays and how every child was excited to stand in front of a birthday cake surrounded by Coca-Cola bottles for that epic and forever classic birthday picture. According to him, “That memory remains a prominent memory in my head.”
For the beauty queen, 22-year-old Miss Nigeria 2015, Pamela Peter-Vigboro Leesi, who was crowned on November 7, her fondest and most memorable Coca-Cola moment was in the University. She said, “While I was in the University, my friends and I had a long-standing tradition where after class, we would all go share a bottle of Coke. It was lovely sharing Coke with friends.” The fun day in the sun at the Launch on Coke Island hosted several other celebrities, including Yemi Alade, 2Baba, Annie Idibia, Stephanie Coker, Denrele Edun, fast rising model Olajumoke, Kayla Oniwo, OloriSuperGal, Gideon Okeke, Gbenro Ajibade, Cynthia Morgan, YCEE, and Black Magic.