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MTN to inspire youths with Enriched Life Seminar

As acommitment to  enriching the lives of the Ni gerian youth by inspiring them to achieve greatness, MTN Nigeria is coming up with another motivational seminar for the youth market, tagged: ‘MTN Enriched Life Seminar.’

A statement from the company said that Les Brown, an  American motivational speaker, author and television personality will conduct the seminars in designated universities. The visit will be Brown’s second experience in Nigeria courtesy of MTN.

According to the Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer, MTN Nigeria, Mr Bola Akingbade, “MTN is committed to connecting to the passion of the youth and enriching their lives both as a group and as individuals whose needs are varied. This, however, has motivated the creation of various innovative solutions that suit its subscribers’ individual lifestyles and needs.

“The youth segment is core to our business in this 2010 because it constitute a major percentage of the telecom market, therefore, we at MTN are conscious of the plight of the youth both as individuals and generally as a group, and we are committed to enriching their lives in a variety of unique ways, particularly with the development of these trendy and innovative products and services that will fit their lifestyle and needs,” he said.

The seminars will hold in four key universities across Nigeria; University of Abuja – 19th of January; University of Benin – 20th of January; University of Ibadan – 21st of January; University of Calabar – 22nd of January, 2010 respectively. Registration is thrown open for all interested participants through the MTN facebook platform:, or at the venue of the event.

The MTN ‘Enriched Life Seminar’ will also be an avenue to exhibit and promote some MTN value added services and further deepen the understanding of the youth value proposition by making these products and services adoptable. Value Added Services that would be displayed during the seminar include; Google SMS, MTN Blackberry Chat, Revised Caller and Do-It-Yourself tunez, MTN Fast-link and recruitment into the MTN loaded portal (Facebook platform).

Les Brown is one of the world’s leading authorities in understanding and stimulating human potential. He is the author of the highly acclaimed and successful book, Live Your Dreams, and the recently released; It’s Not over until You Win. He is a Successful entrepreneur, bestselling author, radio and television celebrity, Emmy award winner and three-term legislator.

He rose to international prominence by delivering highly charged messages which motivate people on how to shake off mediocrity, and live up to their greatness.

The maiden edition of the seminar which held in April 2009, attracted thousands of graduates and undergraduates to the main auditorium of the University of Lagos, venue of the event.


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