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‘85% of Tingo drinks’ ingredients locally sourced

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Tingo Cola and Tingo Electric uphold local content principles as between 80 and 85 percent of their ingredients are locally sourced or manufactured in Nigeria, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife and chair of the parent company, has said.

Ogunwusi disclosed this at the launch event, which was attended by captains of industry, media executives, senior government officials, and traditional chiefs, on Tuesday.

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He said: “The launch of Tingo Cola and Tingo Electric energy drink serves as a dream come true as the products will bring pride to Africa.

“Between 80 and 85 percent of the ingredients are locally sourced or manufactured in Nigeria. I am very proud to say that this product is an exportable product that will meet any international standard all over the world.”

Ogunwusi, who is the chairman of Tingo BV Plc, described himself as the brand’s “number one ambassador” for the Tingo drinks, while promising to guard it towards success.

“Today, I am telling the whole world that I have taken up the responsibility for these products because it is one of my passions. My dream was that one day I would be part of a team to design, conceptualise and put together a drink that would be the pride of not only Nigeria but the entire continent of Africa,” he said.

Dozi Mmobuosi, founder of Tingo Foods, said the drinks represent “not only a triumph of innovation but also a celebration of Nigerian ingenuity”.

“We are proud to showcase these exceptional beverages to the world and are deeply grateful for the support of His Imperial Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, and all our esteemed guests.”