Airtel Nigeria Named ‘Brand of the Year 2018’ by Leadership Newspaper

Must Read

Jumia is battling with $17 million fraud alongside several US lawsuit

Jumia has revealed some shocking revelations this week, Africa’s largest e-commerce operator has suspended some staff over an $18m...

How ₦50 Entry Strategy impacted Oride Bike Hailing Success in Ibadan

One would have thought that the introduction of ORide, a bike hailing system backed by its specialized application (Opay...

FIRS lists Slot, GIG Motors, Davido, Obasanjo, others among 19,901 tax defaulters, shuts accounts (Full List)

A number of prominent individuals and organizations have been included in a list of 19,901 tax defaulters released by...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has been named ‘Brand of the Year 2018’ by the Board of Editors of one of Nigeria’s foremost newspapers, Leadership Newspaper.

The well-respected editors, in a citation, said Airtel was deserving of the honour because it has demonstrated intense interest and commitment to supporting laudable causes through its Corporate Social Investment initiatives just as it has also produced some of the best advertisements and value offerings in the industry and the market.

“Leveraging on its award-winning Touching Lives programme, Adopt-a-School initiative and Employee Volunteer Scheme, Airtel has invested massively, within the past years, to assist many communities as well as uplift hundreds of underprivileged people across Nigeria.

“It’s various CSR initiatives have directly impacted thousands of people as well as millions of Nigerians indirectly.”

Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar; Deji of Akure, Oba Aladetoyinbo Ogunlade and Chairman of Leadership Group, Sam Nda-Isaiah presented the award to Airtel Nigeria’s Regional Operations Director, North West Region, Muhammad Bashir and Erhumu Bayagbon, Head: Public Relations, Airtel Nigeria, at a colourful ceremony, which held at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, today (7/2/19).

Read:  Start-up Snapshot: Invest in Nigerian Agriculture from anywhere in the world

In his acceptance speech, Airtel Nigeria’s Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Segun Ogunsanya who was represented by Muhammad Bashir, Regional Operations Director, North-West, expressed profound appreciation to the Board of Editors of Leadership Newspaper for creating an independent and highly credible platform to reward excellence.

“Airtel is pleased with this award, especially as it is coming from a well-respected and leading newspaper in Nigeria. Indeed, this recognition bears eloquent testimony to the dedication and hard work of all my colleagues and I must thank them for always choosing to go the extra mile.

Read:  Rivers State Government Commends Airtel for 4G Launch

“Most importantly, this award is for all our customers across the country. We are being recognized today because millions of telecoms consumers have not just chosen Airtel but have demonstrated strong loyalty to our brand.”

Read:  NCC Commends Airtel Nigeria for Prioritizing Customer Experience

He further assured that Airtel will remain relentless in its passion for “creating amazing experiences and innovative value offerings for all our stakeholders. We are also committed to touching more lives and also building communities as well as uplifting underprivileged Nigerians.”

The Leadership Award and Conference is an annual event put in place by LEADERSHIP Group Limited to celebrate those it acknowledges as having distinguished themselves in the public and private sectors in the previous year. The theme of this year’s conference was ‘Multiparty Democracy, Stability and Peaceful Elections: Connecting The Dots’.

Nigeria’s Ambassador to the United States (US), Justice Sylvanus Nsofor and statesman and seasoned administrator, Alhaji Ahmed Joda were among dignitaries, who attended the Conference and Awards.

- Advertisement -

Subscribe to BrandSpur Ng

Subscribe for latest updates. Signup to best of brands and business news, informed analysis and opinions among others that can propel you, your business or brand to greater heights.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Latest News

Jumia is battling with $17 million fraud alongside several US lawsuit

Jumia has revealed some shocking revelations this week, Africa’s largest e-commerce operator has suspended some staff over an $18m...

Jumia reports Q2 2019 Results: Continued strong growth of top-line drivers and 94% increase in Gross profit

Jumia Technologies AG (NYSE: JMIA) ("Jumia" or the Company) announced today its financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019. "We continue to deliver...

Nimbus Media introduces new “in-house” digital screen technology

Nimbus Media, a frontline in-house advertising company has introduced a new look digital screen display technology saying that the new innovation is targeted at...

Kano, Zamfara and Cross River residents paid highest transport fares in July – NBS

Residents of Kano, Zamfara and Cross River paid the highest intra-city bus journey fares in Nigeria in July, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)...

More Articles Like This