By Emma Okonji
Globacom’s support for the One Lagos Fiesta for the second straight year has earned the commendation of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s of Lagos State.
Globacom was the exclusive telecommunications partner of the event, which was held from December 24 to 31, 2016.
The government said in a letter to the company signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Lagos, Jamiu Adewale Ashimi, that it appreciated the telecom company for lending its support to the innovative programme.
“We are happy to report, based on the feedback received so far, that the fiesta has been a remarkable success with wide acceptance amongst the populace. The fiesta also attracted visitors from neighbouring states and countries,” the state government said.
It expressed the hope that Globacom would continue to be a leader in the nation’s telecommunications space.
“Once again, we thank you immensely for believing in this programme and getting involved with your time and resources and we hope the programme will continue to offer you the platform to amplify, brand and leverage on subsequent editions to the fullest”, the letter concluded.
Apart from sponsoring the Fiesta, Globacom ensured it was a fun-filled event through erection of colourful stands at all the five centres, including Victoria Island, Agege, Ikorodu, Epe and Badagry, and equipping them with various recreation facilities for the enjoyment of thousands of entertainment lovers.
The grand finale at Bar Beach, Lagos, featured many of Nigeria’s foremost musicians including popular rapper and Globacom brand ambassador, MI.
It also witnessed the crowning of the winners of a talent hunt show, Lagos Has Got Talent, in which youths across the five major divisions of the state competed in dance, rap, comedy and drama.