For constantly adding value to the life of the Nigerian subscriber, integrated telecoms solution provider, Globacom, was adjudged as the Nigerian Brand of the Year at the Nigerian Television Authority – Integrity and Service Programme (NTA-ISP) Award held on Tuesday at the Aso Villa, Abuja.
In the citation on Globacom, which was presented through a multi-media relay, NTA described Globacom as the “African Brand with Global Aspirations,” while also acknowledging that the company was involved in mega sponsorships touching the passion points of the people.
The citation informed the audience that Globacom offered dynamic price plans, providing both voice and data services on an avant-garde network that is continuously being upgraded.
The organisers also cited Globacom as the largest data network and the first to roll out an undersea cable singlehandedly and a 4 GLTE network in 33 locations across the country, lapping up millions of subscribers for its data services.
Responding, Globacom stated that resilience and commitment to vision backed by enormous and consistent innovation were responsible for its successes.
The award which was received by Mr. Mansur Opakunle, a senior officer in the Public Sector Department of the company, was presented to Globacom by the representative of the Senate President, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu. Other senior Globacom officials at the event included Mrs. Justina Abdulateef of Public Sector and Mr. Sola Mogaji of the Marketing Communications Department.
Globacom was the only private sector player that was so decorated at the event attended by top political leaders and government functionaries at both federal and state levels including the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, Acting Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu, while the Senate President, Mr. Bukola Saraki was represented by Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu, a serving Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and former Governor of Nassarawa State.
The event was also attended by several incumbent governors including those of Kano, Bauchi, Imo, Nassarawa and Adamawa States, while many others were represented.