L-R: Nollywood actress, Uche Nwaefuna; actor, Yemi Solade; 15th Car winner in Glo Joy Unlimited Extravaganza promo, Japhet Egbede (sitting on car); Hon. Jude Emeka Idimogu of the Lagos State House of Assembly and Globacom’s Head, Sales Planning, Kunle Arofin, at the final prize presentation held by the company for winners in the promotion in Lagos on Thursday. The grand finale of Globacom’s customer reward-promo, Joy Unlimited Extravaganza, was held on Thursday at Gloworld, Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos where 74 new winners went home with prizes including a brand new Kia Rio saloon car.
The car, the 15th to be given out in the promo, was won by a Lagos-based cab-hailing driver, Japhet Egbede, who in an appreciative mood declared, “Globacom has empowered me. I now have a brand new car for my cab business and would no longer need to rent and pay for a car to use on weekly basis. I am grateful to Globacom, the caring network, taking care of Nigerians”.
The exciting promo which was launched last year has gone round the country spreading joy and ecstasy among subscribers of the network, 15 of whom won brand new cars, while 500,000 others won television sets, refrigerators, power generators and Glo freebies.
Speaking at the event, Globacom’s Regional Sales Manager, Lagos, Olumide Oguntimehin, said that the company was glad to have kept faith with the promise it made at the start of the promo last October.
“From Lagos to Enugu, Port Harcourt to Kaduna, Abuja to Jos, Benin to Warri, Ibadan to Ilorin, and Onitsha to other cities, we held prize-presentation ceremonies to hand over the items won to the winners and put smiles on the faces of our subscribers and their families”, he explained, adding that, “We congratulate the winners and urge them to continue to make use of their Glo lines for endless opportunities”, At the final event, 23 television sets, 25 refrigerators and 23 Generators were presented to winners who all thanked Globacom for the prizes. A commercial officer with Nigeria Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) who won a refrigerator, Taiwo Kekereowo, said, “A big thank you to Globacom.This is the first time I am winning a prize in a promo. More blessings to the ever-giving network”, while a television winner, Maria Abidakun, a cleric with Celestial Church of Christ in Ikorodu who promised to donate it to the children’s section of the church said, “God bless Globacom, they will continue to grow and excel”. Also another refrigerator winner, 39-year-old Kehinde Oyewole, a Lagos-based business woman, said, “I have been on the Glo network since 2003, and I don’t have any regret till today. It has been a good network, providing good services and helping Nigerians. This is very kind of them”. Also speaking member of Lagos State House of Assembly representing Oshodi-Isolo Constituency 1, Hon Jude Emeka Idimogu, commended Globacom for taking care of Nigerians all the time. He said, “Globacom is hundred percent Nigerian and we are proud of them. They have employed Nigerians and are empowering others from time to time. I will continue to patronise them, and I urge all Nigerians to do so. They have done excellently well”. The event was attended by Nigerians from all walks of life including Yemi Solade, Godwin Komone and Uche Nwaefuna from Nollywood, musician and entertainer, Teni Apata aka Teni Makanaki, Glo business partner and Managing Director of Mishab Ideals Limited, Mrs. Betsy Iheabunike, Council Leader, Eti-osa LCDA, Mr Suleiman Owolabi, and Kaosara Olaleye of Iru-Victoria Island LCDA. Glo Dealer and MD of Mishab Ideals Limited , Mrs Betsy Iheabunike (2nd left); Globacom’s Regional Manager, Sales, Lagos; Olumide Oguntimehin; Hon. Jude Emeka Idimogu of the Lagos State House of Assembly (3rd right); Glo brand ambassador and singer, Teni Apata (2nd right) and some refrigerator winners. Globacom’s Regional Manager, Sales, Lagos; Olumide Oguntimehin (2nd left); Glo Dealer and MD of Mishab Ideals Limited , Mrs Betsy Iheabunike (4th left); Hon. Jude Emeka Idimogu of the Lagos State House of Assembly (5th right); Glo ambassador and singer, Teni Apata (4th right); Head, Sales Planning, Kunle Arofin (2nd right), and some winners of TV sets. Hon. Jude Emeka Idimogu of the Lagos State House of Assembly (1st right); Head, Sales Planning, Globacom, Kunle Arofin (3rd right); Nollywood actor, Uche Nwaefuna (1st left); and some generator winners.