By Dayo Adesulu
The 2nd edition of the annual Consumer Value Awards, held on Thursday in Lagos, saw Globacom, a provider of digital services, win in two significant categories.
The Awards won by Globacom were “Best Value for money Telecommunication Service of the Year 2023” and “Best Value for Money Data & ISP Brand of the Year 2023” at the event held at Radisson Blu Hotels, Ikeja GRA, Lagos.
“Consumer Value Awards is a prestigious online periodic award aimed at creating awareness for the rights of consumers and promoting brand excellence in the country.
Winners are determined by consumers in an online vote conducted by Brand Xchange”, said Convener of the Awards and Managing Director of Brand Xchange, Mr. Akonte Ekine.
Mr. Ekine explained that, “Globacom emerged as “Best Value for money Telecommunication Service of the Year 2023” and “Best Value for Money Data & ISP Brand of the Year 2023″, after polling a total of 56% and 53% of the votes by consumers, showing the level of acceptability of the brand across the country.
Glo and other winners have shown relentless commitment to consumer- centricity”.Receiving the awards, Zakari Usman, Globacom’s Head of Enterprise Business, expressed the gratitude of the company to Nigerians who voted for Glo.
He stated that the awards are a special 20th anniversary gift from Nigerians to Globacom, assuring them that Globacom would continue to delight its subscribers with quality services and unequalled benefits.
“The Glo brand had in the last 20 years of operation shown its commitment to innovative service delivery, excellent customer experience and empowerment of Nigerians.
“We will continue to delight Nigerians with our customer-centric product and services”, Usman stated.
Guests from the public and private sectors including Mrs Adetutu Ososanya, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and Mr. Olumide Sogunle, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Information and Strategy attended the event.
Others include Mallam Alkazeem Umar, Director of Consumer Affairs Bureau, Nigeria Communications Commission; Mr Wakil Adamu, Director of Human Resources and Admin, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, and Mr. Solebo Adebayo, General Manager, Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency.