Nigeria: Airtel Wins Awards

19 November 2020

Airtel Nigeria has been honoured with two awards by telecoms industry stakeholders under the fourth Nigeria Tech Innovation and Telecom Awards (NTITA 2020).

At the awards ceremony, which held recently in Abuja, Airtel Nigeria was said to have won the 'Best Customer Experience' while the company's Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Segun Ogunsanya, was named the 'Telecom Industry Personality of the Year.'

According to the organisers, the award sought to celebrate the strides of Airtel Nigeria for its focus on improving customer experience.

The contributions of Ogunsanya to the development of Nigeria's telecommunications industry as evident in the company's provision of affordable mobile broadband, innovative value offerings and advocacy for corporate philanthropy were also cited as being honour-worthy.

Acknowledging the recognition, Ogunsanya, who was represented by Director, Legal/Regulatory Affairs and Company Secretary, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Shola Adeyemi, expressed appreciation to the organisers of the event for creating a credible platform to celebrate remarkable contributions in the telecoms industry.

Speaking on the significance of the NTITA award, immediate past President of Association of Telecommunication Companies of Nigeria (ATCON), Olusola Teniola, charged the federal and state governments to pay more attention to the sector while underpinning concerted efforts by stakeholders to transform the economy into a digital one.

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami and the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, were among notable industry stakeholders who were also recognised at the occasion.

The NTITA award was organised by ATCON in association with Instinct Wave UK.

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