Why we officially made Tobi Amusan brand Ambassador – Glo Nigeria

Why we officially made Tobi Amusan brand Ambassador – Glo Nigeria

Foremost digital and telecommunications services provider, Globacom has explained that the company’s decision to make the current African, Commonwealth and World Champion in the 100m hurdles, Tobi Amusan its brand ambassador was not just to reward her for her sterling accomplishments, but also to promote the growth of sports in Nigeria and encourage the country’s teeming youths to aspire toward realising their dreams by looking up to the new ambassador as mentor.

Why we officially made Tobi Amusan brand Ambassador – Glo Nigeria

Globacom’s Regional Manager, Sales, Lagos, Lawrence Odediran, made the remark at a ceremony held on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at the company’s headquarters, Mike Adenuga Towers, in Victoria Island, Lagos where Tobi Amusan was unveiled to the media.

Amusan set a new world record of 12.12 seconds in the semifinal of 100metres hurdles and followed this up with 12.06 seconds in the final event at the 2022 World Athletics Championships in Oregon, the United States to take the gold medal, thus becoming the Nigerian world champion in an athletic event.

Odediran said ”At Globacom, we are very proud of what Tobi Amusan has achieved in her athletics career. She is an embodiment of the Nigerian spirit of resilience, hard work and enterprise which enabled her to excel irrespective of the enormity of the challenges she encountered in her quest for success. These are qualities that Globacom identifies with”,

He explained that Tobi Amusan has become a testimony to the famous saying by Malcom X that “the future belongs to those who prepare for it today”, adding that “she prepared very hard in the previous years and today belongs to her.”

Concluding, the Glo Executive said “Tomorrow is also waiting for other determined Nigerian and African youths who begin their preparations today. We, therefore, urge them not to be discouraged by present challenges, but to continue to strive to realise their dreams”,

In her remarks at the event, a very elated Tobi Amusan expressed thanks to Globacom on her appointment as the company’s ambassador, promising to be a good representative of the company and the youths at all times.

Why we officially made Tobi Amusan brand Ambassador – Glo Nigeria

The new ambassador also assured the company that she would continue to project a positive image of the brand across the world.

According to her, “I am proud to be associated with Glo as its brand ambassador. It is a proudly Nigerian company doing great things and empowering Nigerians. I am grateful to the Chairman, Dr. Mike Adenuga, Jr., for giving me this amazing opportunity,”

Amusan, a two-time African Games champion in 100metres hurdles also won back-to-back African and Commonwealth titles in 2018 and 2022 in the 100m hurdles event, before wrapping up her long and successful 2022 campaign by competing in the 100m hurdles at the Zurich Diamond League event, which she won in 12.29 seconds.

The event was attended by top sporting personalities, the media and the management of Globacom Limited.


Source: Legit.ng

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