KAMPALA – The team from Britam Uganda led by the CEO Mr. Allan Mafabi handed over the winning cake from the recently launched #BritamBakeOff Challenge to the Uganda Airlines CEO Mr. Cornwell Muleya and his management team yesterday at an event that was held at the Uganda Airlines offices in Entebbe.
The #BritamBakeOff Challenge was launched last month after Britam Uganda was chided for presenting an unflattering cake to celebrate Uganda Airlines’ first anniversary celebrations.
Mr. Mafabi congratulated Uganda Airlines upon their first year of operations, stating their importance as the Uganda national carrier.
“We have seen Uganda Airlines revive our country’s airline industry; all your efforts and endeavors have surely not gone in vain. The success you have achieved under a year is highly commendable and we are proud to be witnesses and partners of your success. This is only the beginning of the many accomplishments you will achieve and we are confident that Uganda Airlines will achieve” he said.
Mafabi also thanked all the 132 bakers who took part in the #BritamBakeOff Challenge for stepping out and showing up with eagerness to give Uganda Airlines the cake they truly deserve and represent how outstanding it is that they are celebrating their first anniversary.
“The time and effort you all put in to share your ideas and make these cakes is highly appreciated and we thank you. It is a true example of how, when we come together, we can do amazing things to show our appreciation for our country. And for that, we are eternally grateful” he said.
While receiving the cake, Mr. Cornwell Muleya the C.E.O Uganda Airlines appreciated the efforts made by Britam Uganda in correcting the earlier mistake and turning around a situation that didn’t depict their brand.
“The #BritamBakeOff Challenge has been very successful, on our part we have been amazed by the various cake designs exhibited by not only the winners but all the 132 bakers who shared their cake designs. In fact, we want to make this challenge an annual event!” he said.
Muleya added that they have seen that Ugandan’s are proud of their national airline and this gives them more motivation even as they look forward to the passenger operations being opened up soon for local and international travelers to witness more of the Pearl of Africa.
Cake Album UG the eventual winners of the competition that had them bake the cake which was delivered to Uganda Airlines were excited about the opportunity and thanked the Britam management for the support rendered.
The top five winners of the #BritamBakeOff Challenge were D’Cake Fairy, Seasons of Joy Creations, Nalwadda Mariam, Cilla’s Oven and the eventual winners Cake Album UG.