Nigeria’s event management industry has, once again, been through into mourning as yet another leading event planner, Mrs. Moromoke Adebo (nee Olugbodi), passed on in the late hours of Sunday , 9th August, 2020, after a brief illness.
Romoke, popularly known as RMK, was the CEO/Founder of Epicentre Global Events Limited, an event management, planning and marketing firm based in Lagos with several blue-chip companies on her clientele list and successfully executed events across the country. At the time of her death, Epicentre had birthed 3 other subsidiaries: Epicentre Academy; Event Props and Décor; and Epicentre Socials.
As a big advocate of giving back, Romoke had championed some charitable initiatives, notably a Christmas party for over 2000 kids at Dustbin Village, Ajegunle ,Lagos and a Valentine’s Day Charity Drive themed ‘Love n Dirt” where over 250 Lagos Street Sweepers received food items and & ankara fabric.
Only days to her demise, Romoke launched EPIC TV, a web based TV channel to showcase Africa’s emerging events industry players, creating a platform wide enough for all stakeholders to collaborate.
Speaking on behalf of the families of the Adebos and Olugbodis, Dr. Tunji Olugbodi, the Executive Vice-Chairman of Verdant Zeal Marketing Communications and elder brother to Romoke announced that there will be a private funeral, which will hold on Tuesday, 18th August 2020 and will be streamed live on Youtube (Epic Tv Ng) for friends and well-wishers to pay their final respects.
Romoke was married to her University sweetheart, Oladipo Adebo and they were blessed with three sons. She would have been 39 years on December 2nd, 2020.
May her soul Rest in Peace.