Six artistes, two actors and one radio personality have been named by MTN Nigeria as its 2016/2017 brand ambassadors.
Richard Iweanoge, the general manager of consumer marketing of MTN made the announcement in Lagos on Thursday.
The new ambassadors are: Osoufia (Nkem Owoh), Saka, (Hafiz Oyetoro); Nedu (Ani Chinedu Michael); Adamu Zango Praiz (Praise Adejo); Iyanya (Iyanya Mbuk); Chidinma (Chidinma Ekile); Falz (Folarin Falana); Tekno Miles (Augustine Kelechi) and Skales (Raoul Njeng-Njeng)
Iweanoge noted that MTN remained committed to giving Nigerian musicians alternative platforms to receive lucrative value for their intellectual property.
He said: “With the significant investment made so far in Nigeria’s music industry, MTN remains and will continue to be one of the biggest supporters of the music industry.
“We have a track record of consistently providing the stage for some of Nigeria’s biggest artistes to shine and express themselves. Through our Caller Ring Back Tunes (CRBT), MTN is the largest music distributor in Africa.
“Through the platform, we ensured that Nigerian musicians would no longer suffer the scourge of piracy. They are able to make good money, as a result of their hard work.”
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