Glo rewards long-serving staff, doles out millions of Naira 


CITIZENS COMPASS  —Telecommunications giant, Globacom, on Saturday night appreciated its long-serving employees, raining millions of naira on them.

The reward was part of the company’s 20th Anniversary and part of a staff appreciation party themed “Twenty and Unlimited” and held at the  Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos.

A total of 89 employees  who had worked for the company for twenty years were rewarded with  millions of Naira each for their loyalty to the company. 

The  high-octane party was attended by members of staff from across the country who thronged the venue in signature Glo colour-compliant, stylish  dresses and costumes. There were also   good food, classy snacks and fine wine which kept the Glo staff  ecstatic all night. On the bandstand was the trio of Wande Coal, and Glo ambassadors Chike Ezekpeazu Osebuka and Oluwatobiloba Anidugbe popularly known as Kizz Daniel who reached into their musical repertoire to entertain their ready fans into the small hours of Sunday.

The Executive Vice Chairman of Globacom, Mrs. Bella Disu, disclosed at the party that the Board and Management of the company were happy with the awardees for their contributions to the growth of the business in the last 20 years. She added that the party was organized to encourage them to keep striving for greater excellence. 

Thank you for twenty years. Tog

The party was graced by Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun State; Publisher, Ovation Magazine, Chief Dele Momodu; Nollywood stars, Ego Boyo, Ini Edo, Ebube Nwagbo, and Bolanle Ninalowo, as well as comedian Broda Shaggi, and fashion icon, Mai Atafo.

To add pep to the night,  different categories of competitions for staff were staged with handsome cash rewards for participants. These included Mr. and Miss Glo pageants where Ifoghale Ashaka emerged Mr. Glo with the duo of Hakeem Obayomi and Olalekan Agbaje trailing behind him as first and second runners-up. While Mr. Glo won N2million, Hakeem and Olalekan went home with N1million and N750, 000 respectively. 

In the Miss. Glo category, Miss. Gift Okafor was crowned, winning N2milion  with Favour Akinbayo winning N1million as first runner-up with a cash prize of N1million while Faith Chika Obi got N750,000 as second runner-up. The Best dressed male and female also won N500,000 each.

Tegha Mobaghan won N500,000 in the male category of the dancing competition with Abiola Agunbiade winning same prize in the female category. Chukwudi Okorie and Otesanya Adetayo were winners in the singing competition winning N500,000 as well. There was also food “quaffing” competition which attracted N500,000 to the winners in the male and female categories, while 20 early birds (first to arrive at the party) won N250,000 each just as 50 Midnight Owls (last to leave) also got N500,000 each in the two gender categories.

There was also a surprise award of N250,000 to 50 random winners in a  lucky dip drawn in the full glare of the attendees.

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