In a night of recognition and reward, National Telecom Operator, Globacom has raised the bar in loyalty appreciation by doling out 53 exotic vehicles among other lofty prizes to its premium trade partners responsible for distributing its products and services across Nigeria.
The brand new prizes, including 2014 Range Rover Sport, BMW X6, Mercedes Benz S 550, Land Cruisers, Benz E350 Formatic, Benz C200, Ford Explorer, Camry,Toyota Corolla and high profile smartphones were formally presented to the dealers at a grand ceremony christened Glo Partners’ Awards at Intercontinental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday night.
The operator’s dealers who gathered from the six geopolitical zones of the country were honoured for exceptional performance in the sale and distribution of Globacom’s products and services.
A long-term trade partner, Easy and Quiet Ltd. retained the number one slot from the last edition of the awards as it emerged the Overall Best Partner nationwide, carting home the grand prize of a Mercedes Benz S 550. The company also emerged the Best Partner by Division (Lagos), taking home a brand new Toyota Hiace bus.
The second Overall Best Dealer was Don P Communications, which was rewarded with a 2014 Range Rover Sport. It also clinched the prize for the Best Partner by Division (Abuja) taking home a Toyota Hiace bus.
Ephybrand Limited clinched the overall third best spot, winning a BMW X6, in addition to clinching the Best Partner by Division (Kano) and taking home a Toyota Hiace Bus.
In the category of the Most Improved Partner (Revenue), Hephzibah Communications and internet Solutions; BMG Communications and Lustre Communications emerged winners and carted away the latest model of Toyota Corolla.
In the category of the Most Improved Partner (Activations), Timothy and Temitayo Ventures and Topef Computer emerged winners from their various divisions and carted home Toyota Hiace buses.
A total of 18 winners went home with Toyota Hiace buses in the Category of Best Partner by Division, while another set of 15 dealers emerged winners of a promotion Globacom ran for dealers last year. The entire 15 dealers went home with assorted premium cars ranging from Mercedes Benz E350 to the latest model of Toyota Camry. The top 15 trade partners of Globacom went home with various luxury brands ranging from Mercedes Benz S class to Range Rover Sports, BMW, Land Cruisers, Ford Explorers and Toyota Camry,
In his message at the event, the Chairman of Globacom Limited, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jnr. expressed profound gratitude to the dealers for their loyalty and commitment to helping Globacom take first-class telecommunications services to all the parts of the country.
He said the company is in the final phase of an aggressive network modernization and upgrade that will make Glo’s network the best not only in Nigeria, but in the entire West Africa region. He urged the business partners to continue to show abiding faith in the vision and mission of the company.
Globacom’s Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Mohamed Jameel, in his own remarks tagged the event ‘Africa’s biggest Auto Show by a private company’, with a parade of some of the world’s most sought after auto brands. He said, ‘it’s all for our cherished dealers, who have shown abiding faith in Globacom’.
He said the trade partners deserved the honour for helping to build Globacom into a foremost Nigerian, African, and global brand. He urged them not to relent in their support of the brand as the company prepares to launch the country into another phase of telecom growth.
The award night was spiced up with performances by talented singer and Glo Ambassador Flavour whose vocal strength and stage craft drew loud ovation. He treated the crowd to love songs that made some couples to remember with nostalgic feeling the day they proposed. Earlier, Omawunmi had entertained the guests with vibes from her six-man live music ensemble. Sani Denja, another Glo Ambassador in the North also thrilled the audience with his rigorous dance steps along with two male dancers. Yemi Sax also spiced the night with his smooth-flowing saxophonic renditions of a pot-pourri of different music genres.
The audience also had a spice of comedy as Akpororo delivered some powerful jokes that relaxed the atmosphere at the event anchored by Funke Akindele and Okey Bakasi as Emcees. Indeed, it was an evening full of fun, laughter and celebration.