Who We Are

As a leading indigenous hotel brand in Jibowu, Yaba area of Lagos, officially opened in May 2017, Kings Celia Hotel is rightly located in the middle of Lagos with easy accessibility to both the island and the mainland of Lagos and 14km from the international airport.

A Luxury Hotel that promotes and showcase the Nigerian Heritage through visual gallery of images and great artifacts exclusively sourced from historical collections. Either for a business trip or leisure stay, Kings Celia Hotel is the best choice that gives you a comforting environment, beautiful ambience and a memorable food experience.

The Hotel has 45 well-furnished Rooms and Suites, Meeting Room and Event Centre, Restaurant and Bars among other facilities. Also, a side attraction to the Hotel is the Ozone Cinema, it is situated only five minutes away from Hotel. The Hotel is easily accessible to the business districts of Lagos such as Ikeja, Victoria Island and Lekki. Our courteous and friendly staff will make your entire experience at the Hotel a Wow!

Greg Mbadiwe, the 5 star relaxation centre situated at 8 Jibowu Street, Yaba, according to the brains behind it, was part of his desire to accomplish his parents, especially his father’s dream. According to Mbadiwe, “My venture into hospitality business is to make the dream of my father a reality. My late father wanted to build a hotel in our hometown before his death.

I felt it is important to boost the hospitality and tourism of my country too with this initiative.”

MEET THE DIRECTORS

Greg Ozuomba Mbadiwe MFR

MD/CEO.

IDiplomat, lawyer and politician, popularly called Onwa was educated at St. Edmund’s College, Old Hall Green attained B.Sc. Economics at the State University of New York at New Paltz, LLB University of Buckingham, England and BL in the Nigeria Law School.
He has served extensively in High Profile Government Positions as former Nigerian Ambassador to Congo Brazzaville, former Governorship candidate under PDP in Imo State; Director Research, Strategy and Publicity at the Obasanjo Campaign Organization; Former Chairman of FRSC and National Bureau of Statistics. He is Chairman/CEO of Apian Holdings & Investment and Afro Properties and Investment Ltd. Managing Director Apian Consolidated Equipment & Spares Ltd and Investment Ltd and a Director at the Board of Consolidated Breweries Plc.

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His Sojourn into the Hospitality industry is inspired by his quest to fulfill his parent’s dreams and contributes to the development of hospitality industry and tourism in Lagos State and Nigeria. The extension of this interest is also registered in the Congo Brazzaville where he established the Brazzaville Beach Hotel.


Barrister Alice Mbadiwe

Chairman. LLB BI. Dip (PT)

Alice is the chairman of the board of directors of Kings Celia Hotel & Suites. Her passion for fitness eventually overtook her legal training and she founded the company "Shapeshiftalice” a Fitness Company of which she is the Manager. She also founded "Alicia's affirmations" as well, a Company that dealt in Art and Craft.
She has served as a Board member on the then 'Consolidated Breweries'. Barrister Mrs. Alice Mbadiwe is a passionate mother of six and an amiable woman whose hobbies include reading and acting, she enjoys an active and healthy life style. .

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In line with her passion for helping the underprivileged, she has championed a number of charity events to raise funds to support orphans and women who have been victims of trafficking. She has contributed immensely to the organization and management of events at King Celia Hotel & Suites


Hassan Fawaz

General Manager

A renowned hospitality business expert of Lebanese descent and brought up in Nigeria, hence skilled in the business environment of the country. He has 10years cognate experience in the hospitality industry at top management level. He has worked as the General Manger at the Brazzaville Beach Hotel DR Congo, an offshoot of the Kings Celia Hotel Brand from 2007 to 2017 recording an astounding success and rebounding same effect also as the General Manager at Kings Celia Hotel From 2017 till date.
Hassan Fawaz has overtime exposed the interrelations between Hospitality, Entertainments and Creativity driving several deals and promotions with notable brands such as Heineken, Temple Production, Hennessey, Johnny Walker and many more.

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He is a Sport Enthusiast, adept at Public Relations and a Philanthropist at heart, He is proficient in English, French and Arabic Language


Obinna Gregory Odera Mbadiwe

Executive Director, Administration


Ogonna Ononuju Mbadiwe

Executive Director, Operations

Onyinye Yazmin Mbadiwe

Director Media & Publicity


Otitodilichukwu Mbadiwe

Executive Director

Brand Ambassador

Director

Oseloka Mbadiwe

better known as Ocee Mbadiwe

Directors of Enjoy Africa Discounts and Tours Ltd, a tourism based company created to foster economic growth. Ocee is a graduate of the University of Hertfordshire, where he received an LLB in Law, and Middlesex University where he also received an LLM in Law.

Ocee boasts as impressive social media following that has awarded him the status of social and lifestyle influencer and fashion icon. As a consequence the twins have been invited to participate in several fashion shows as celebrity models as well as enabled them to work with global lifestyle and fashion brands. They have also worked as consultants for pageants and participated in mentor ship and entrepreneurial initiatives.

Ocee has a plethora of experience in managing businesses, marketing as well as international relations, as a commercial director for Enjoy Africa his role is to ensure that the company maintains a consistent trajectory of growth.


Ozuomba Mbadiwe

better known as Ozee Mbadiwe

is the Commercial Director of Enjoy Africa Discounts and Tours. Ozee Mbadiwe is a people-centred creator with a strong focus on possibilities and a contagious enthusiasm for new ideas, especially those relating to branding “Nigeria”. He is unapologetically passionate about transforming tourism for Nigeria, his interests lie in creating experiences centred on attracting both Nigerians locally, in the diaspora and foreigners, to showcase the hidden treasures of Nigeria and Africa at large.

Ozee is recognised by many as a social and lifestyle influencer and a fashion trendsetter. He is a consultant for the Miss Tourism 2019 pageant and advises on projects that contribute to the advancement of tourism in Africa. Ozee is a sought out business and lifestyle speaker. He is an advocate for youth empowerment and has contributed to mentorship and entrepreneurial initiatives, for example speaking at the Sujimoto one day internship programme and the Association of the Nigerian Sociological and Anthropological Students Association (Unilag chapter) initiative titled Unilag: Meet Entrepreneurs..

King Ceila Management Staffs

The Hotel has astute Managers with wealth of experience in the Hospitality Industry and has been instrumental in the successful administration, Operation and Marketing of the prestigious Organization since 2017.

Kola Dosunmu

Deputy General Manager


Stella Ezeakudo

Event Manager


Yekini Azeez

Executive Chef


Odunsi Bayo

Maintenance Officer


Solomon Oladeji

Auditor

Folashade Ojo

Financial Controller


Sola Odukoya

Chief Marketing Officer


Joseph Odigwe

Accountant


Ibishomi Ladipo

Human Capital Management


Chima Andre Shaldas

Head, IT & Communications


Rabiu Fausat

Customer Service Manager & Front Desk


WHY CHOOSE US.

HOTEL LIESURE AND SERVICES

Designed as a privileged almost private place where you'll feel right at home.

Wines & Spirits

Turn Up with the world top Wines & Spirits

Bar

The best envion to relax with quality drink

Swimming Pool

State of the art swimming pool, 24 life guard

gym service

Fully equipped gymming facility with Gym instructor