Lagos – In line with its culture of celebrating outstanding business performance as well as excellence Airtel Nigeria, has rewarded its top performing Trade Partners with an array of exotic prizes ranging from the latest editions of highly-sought-after Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs) to top-rated business machines.
At an exclusive event dubbed The Gathering of Champions and held at the Eko Hotel & Suites in honour of the channel partners, the Telco Operator showered encomiums on its business partners, also urging them to continue in the path of high business returns and increased market performance.
Speaking, Wednesday (June 13th) at the occasion, the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, said the company is very proud of its Trade Partners and values the current relationship it has with them, saying Airtel is committed to ensuring the profitability of its business partners.
“At Airtel, our core strategy thrives on partnership. So, it is a matter of necessity for us to celebrate our Channel Partners in style and also reward them with the very best of gifts and prizes. We certainly appreciate the relationship and we will continue to ensure that our partners continue to benefit from our business.
He also charged the Channel Partners to devise new result-oriented approaches to the business that would lead to increased returns on their businesses.
While extolling the Partners’ effort on scaling up their performances when compared to the previous year, he encouraged them to deepen their distribution network especially to the underserved markets across the country.
Speaking further, the CEO said the alliance between Airtel and its Channel Partners is rooted in shared interest to become the most loved brand in the daily lives of Nigerians and shared values that include people’s empowerment and innovativeness.
The one day conference which attracted over 150 Channel Partners drawn from across the country kicked off with a strategic session in the morning and rounded off with a gala night.
Gifts presented to Airtel Channel Partners included brand new Special Utility Vehicles (SUVs), utility vans, computers, generators and motor bikes among others.
At the Gala Night, the partners were treated to special performances by popular crooner, Wande Cole, while the House of Dance troupe added flavour to the evening with rhythms to the delight of guests.
Some of the special guests who graced the occasion were Mrs. Ibukun Awosika, Founder and Chairman of The Chair Centre Ltd, Prof. Pat Utomi, Founder of Centre for Value in Leadership (CVL), Barr. Paul Usoro, SAN and Rajan Swaroop, Former MD/CEO of Airtel Nigeria.