By Emma Okonji
Globacom has thrown its full weight behind the 2017 edition of the Comptroller General of Immigration Annual Conference which was concluded at the weekend in Abeokuta, Ogun State.
The Glo-sponsored conference was attended by important dignitaries including the Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, his Deputy, Yetunde Onanuga, former president, Olusegun Obasanjo and the Chairman of the House Committee on Interior, Adams Jagaba, among other dignitaries.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Muhammad Babandede commended Globacom for supporting Nigeria Immigration service in its quest to strengthen the countryâ€™s internal security.
He stated that the support of Globacom alongside other corporate sponsors of the conference, has helped to facilitate a summit that will find a lasting solution to challenges confronting the service.
He called on the telecommunications company and other corporate entities in the country to continue to support such initiatives.
Globacomâ€™ s acting Coordinator, Public Sector Sales, Mansur Opakunle, in a presentation at the conference, commended Nigeria Immigration Service for organising the conference, adding that the strategy session will help the service to proffer solutions to emerging challenges.
He stated that â€œGlobacom and NIS share the same passion for excellence, which makes our partnership a perfect fit. Our pedigree as one of Africaâ€™s biggest ICT brands stands us in good stead to offer NIS the best support in its efforts to achieve optimum efficiency and productivity.â€
He pledged the companyâ€™s commitment to provide constant support to enable NIS realize its objective of ensuring that the countryâ€™s internal security is fortified.
Opakunle explained that Globacomâ€™s cutting-edge telecommunications solutions designed to cost-effectively propel the service to the peak of its performance are already being enjoyed by NIS and other top agencies in the country.
The Glo Public Sector Sales Executive added that Globacom, the best data network in the country consolidated its position with the launch of Mobile 4G LTE (Long Term Evolution) nationwide in October 2016, adding Â that the Glo subscribers across 30 states in the country are currently enjoying the most advanced wireless technology, offering ultra-fast Internet speed of up to 100Mbps.
He called on the participants at the conference and Nigerians to make utmost use of the technology, assuring them of the best value for money especially with the recent launch of â€œData Revolutionâ€ that delivers unmatched value to the companyâ€™s data teeming subscribers.