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Glo customers fete with celebrities at launch of new Gloworld Outlet on A’Avenue

…Wins two awards for outstanding contributions to the country

Deepening Globacom voice and data services across the nation and the recent unveiling of new outlet on the posh Allen Avenue attracted array of Nollywood, Comedians and music stars to the new shop.

Business Hilights gathered that few days after the launch, the visit of popular Yoruba actor, Odunlade Adekola, drew mammoth crowd of admirers and followers.  Apparently following his invitation to his fans through his media handle, his fans thronged the venue, taking selfies, chatting up and generally having fun with their idol.

Earlier, the delectable Ghanaian actress, Juliet Ibrahim stormed the iconic business outlet.  Juliet also attracted a horde of admirers into the shop. Young, middle-aged men, women fell over themselves for a space to take photos with the pretty actress.

They were followed by music icon Innocent, “Tu Face” Idibia and TV star and actress Funmi Holder who created great excitement at the shop as fans trooped in to just meet and bond with their idols.

Also recently, Globacom was a cynosure of all eyes at the Oriental Hotel, Lagos, on Sunday night at the Top 50 Brands/IamBrandNigeria Award ceremony where the company bagged two awards for its outstanding contributions to the country.

Glo Yakata Award
L-r: Marie Macfoy, State Head, SME- Lagos Zone, Kenechukwu Okonkwo, Regional Marketing Manager, Raj Narayan, Director, Secondary Sales, all of Globacom; CEO, Top 50 Brands Nigeria, Taiwo Oluboyede, and Eric Uwaoma, Head, Enterprise Sales, also of Glo at the formal presentation of the ‘Most Innovative Product of the Year’ award to Globacom for its ‘Glo Yakata’ tariff plan at the IamBrandNigeria Award/Gala Night at Oriental Hotel, Lekki in Lagos on Sunday.

Globacom got the award of the ‘Most Innovative Product of the Year’ for its Glo Yakata tariff plan and also formally got recognized as the third most valuable brand in Nigeria after a thorough assessment of the country’s strong brands by the organisers, Top 50 Brands Nigeria, using their proprietary tool, christened Brand Strength Measurement (BSM).

It was discovered that Globacom was the only company in a list of recipients with exemplary performance in the year, 2018, especially in the area of innovation.

Glo Yakata is a prepaid plan which rewards new and existing Glo customers with amazing bonuses every time they recharge their Glo lines. The free bonus could amount to a total value of N2,200 for a N100 recharge, which gives a minimum of N500 to call all networks plus up to 6GB of data.

The organisers said Globacom has rolled out a series of innovative products and services in the course of the year, noting that Glo Yakata has been particularly outstanding in terms of the value it adds to the company’s subscribers.

Still on the Allen Avenue Glo Shop launch, the celebrities said they were happy to interact with their fans at such delectable ambience that is so relaxing, soothing and business-focused.

Highly-elated fans took turns to comment on the rare opportunity they had to meet their idols live.  Kelly Fundz said: “Thanks for the opportunity”.   Samuel Unegbu and Ayo Yewande commended Globacom for bringing the new Gloworld outlet to their neighbourhood. They are also happy to have the added privilege of hanging out with the stars . Frank

According Globacom, with the new aesthetically appealing shop on Allen Avenue, it is taking customer service to a new level of comfort, convenience and technology-focused, speed and effectiveness.

“We want our customers to do business with us and have fun while they are at it”, the company said.

However, the visit has not ended.   Expected to hit the new iconic, cozy shop next is comedian Gordons who will be entertaining his fans alongside Juliet till tomorrow, Saturday.