Globacom, Nigeria’s leading digital services provider, was on Thursday at the second annual Consumer Value Awards, honoured for its excellent contributions to the country’s telecom sector.
At the ceremony held at the Radisson Blu Hotels, Ikeja GRA, Lagos, Globacom, which just celebrated its 20th anniversary, took home the awards for “Best Value for Money Data & ISP Brand of the Year 2023” and “Best Value for Money Telecommunication Service of the Year 2023.”
Mr. Akonte Ekine, Managing Director of Brand Xchange, the event organizers, said in a speech that the Consumer Value Awards are a distinguished online periodic award designed to raise awareness for consumer rights and promote brand excellence in the nation. Consumers cast their votes online through Brand Xchange, and the results were thereafter announced.
Said Mr Ekine: “Globacom emerged as “Best Value for Money Telecommunication Service of the Year 2023” and “Best Value for Money Data & ISP Brand of the Year 2023″, after polling a total of 56% and 53% of the votes respectively by consumers, showing the level of acceptability of the brand across the country. Glo and other winners have shown relentless commitment to consumer- centricity”.
Mr Zakari Usman, Head of Enterprise Business at Globacom, thanked Nigerians for supporting Glo by voting for the firm and called the honour a perfect 20th anniversary gift from Nigerians. He gave them his word that the business will keep providing its customers with top-notch services and unmatched advantages.
“The Glo brand had in the last 20 years of operation shown its commitment to innovative service delivery, excellent customer experience and empowerment of Nigerians. We will continue to delight Nigerians with our customer-centric product and services”, Zakari added.
Representatives of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Adetutu Ososanya, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and Mr. Olumide Sogunle, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Information and Strategy, were among the prominent figures from the public and private sectors who attended the event. In addition to Mr. Wakil Adamu, Director of Human Resources and Administration, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, and Mr. Solebo Adebayo, General Manager, Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency, Mallam Alkazeem Umar, Director of Consumer Affairs Bureau, Nigeria Communications Commission, also attended the event.