18 August 2012

Nigeria: Glo Expresses Commitment to Youth-Oriented Projects

National telecoms operator, Globacom has expressed its commitment to youth-oriented projects that will engender creativity, talent, beauty and the aspirations of the emerging generation.

Speaking at Miss LASU Beauty Pageant organised by the Students Union of the Lagos State University (LASU), held at the New Auditorium in the University campus, Globacom's business director, Lagos 3 Territory, Mr. Augustus Offor said Globacom had identified the youth as a critical group that holds promise for the growth of the business sector, especially in the telecoms sub-sector, now and in the future.

"We fully recognise the potentials and desires of the Nigerian youth while also being conscious of the obstacles they face. We are therefore committed to developing critical intervention products and services to support the Nigerian youth to attain their dreams", he said.

Miss Comfort Ajoke Badmus, a 200 level Industrial Relations and Personnel management Student, representing Anthony campus of the institution, emerged the LASU Queen amongst 14 other contestants. She was crowned by the deputy vice chancellor of the institution, Prof. Mrs. Omolara Bamgboye and the area Manager, Lagos 3 Territory.

The new Miss LASU Queen won the star prize of a branded car, N50, 000 and various products. The beauty pageant was complemented with a rich display of music and dance by student artistes.

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