Posted by News Express | 18 December 2021 | 860 times
Irukka Online Limited, the owners of Romeo’s Pizza franchise in Nigeria, has opened three outlets in different parts of Lagos State. The locations are Surulere, Festac Town and Lekki.
Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Festac branch of the quick service restaurant, the Chairman of Irukka Online Limited, Ifeanyi Onwubiko, said that opening three locations within 72 hours was part of the rapid expansion plan of the organization.
According to him, Irukka Online Limited plans to be the McDonalds of Africa by having outlets in all the nooks and crannies of Nigeria and even beyond in the next few years.
He said that they are following the footstep of the parent body, Romeo’s Pizza of the State of Ohio, which was currently the fastest spreading quick-service restaurant in the whole of United States.
Recall that Romeo’s Pizza had opened two branches in Garaki and Gwarimpa areas of Abuja in September this year.
Speaking on the quality of the pizza, Onwubiko said that Romeo”s Pizza operates with the same standard worldwide.
He said that “what that meant was that it is the same quality of pizza that Americans are enjoying that Nigeria would also be enjoying.”
Furthermore, he said that they have come to give Nigerians the real quality and taste of pizza which was unlike what they have been having before.
According to him, apart from bringing the pizza to the door steps of most Nigerians, they were also helping in the area of employment, “as they are employing a lot of Nigerians.” youths.
“We came with a double-barrel approach. Our vision is to have Romeo’s Pizza and Coldberry outlets scattered all over the country like McDonalds in the United States of America.
“There is also another very important angle to our spread, which is employment creation. As we are spreading, we are creating jobs for the jobless youths. You know that research has it that one out of every eight American has worked in McDonalds. That is the type of vision that we have in mind for Romeo’s Pizza and Coldberry Ice Cream,” Onwubiko said.
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