Glo Chairman enters ‘Telecoms Hall of Fame’
Nigeria’s multi-billionaire investor and Chairman of Globacom, Dr. Mike Adenuga Jr. (GCON), has been enrolled into the’Telecoms Hall of Fame for Telecoms Development’ as a Platinum member.
Dr. Adenuga received the honour as his high-flying brand, Globacom, equally bagged the award of the Telecoms Mobile Operator of the Year by the Nigerian Telecoms Awards 2016.
The organisers of the awards formally presented the plaques to the recipients at Globacom’s state-of-the-art customer service centre on Victoria Island, Lagos recently.
At the ceremony, Globacom’s Executive Director, Special Projects, Mr Michael Jituboh, received the plaque for the Telecom Hall of Fame on behalf of Dr. Adenuga.
Presenting the award, the Executive Chairman of Logica Communications, Otunba Biodun Ajiboye, said that the Dr. Adenuga was chosen for his unparalleled role in the Nigerian telecoms revolution and for being an African icon in the business of telecommunications.
The award for Globacom was formally received by the Commercial Coordinator, Business Enterprise, Mr. Folu Aderibigbe.
Otunba Ajiboye said Globacom earned the award on account of its pioneering role and heavy investment in telecommunications infrastructure in Nigeria.
Among other factors considered for the award was the company’s huge contributions to the socio-economic growth of the country and its citizens.
He said that out of 350 Votes, Globacom scored 297 while the two competitors shared the rest of the votes.