Nigeria’s Digital and Telecommunications services provider, Globacom, has on Thursday in Lagos unveiled Tobi Amusan, as its Ambassador.
Tobi was unveiled at the company’s headquarters, Mike Adenuga Towers, in Victoria Island, Lagos. Tobi became the first Nigerian world champion in an athletic event when she won the gold medal in the100 meters hurdles event at the 2022 World Athletics Championships.
Tobi set a new world record of 12.12 seconds in the semifinal and followed this up with 12.06 seconds of wind-aided time in the final to win gold.
Globacom’s Regional Manager, Sales, Lagos, Lawrence Odediran, while speaking at the event, said that the company’s decision to make Amusan its ambassador was not just to reward her for her sterling accomplishments, but also to promote the growth of sports in Nigeria.
“At Globacom, we are very proud of what Tobi Amusan has achieved in her athletics career.
She is an embodiment of the Nigerian spirit of resilience, hard work, and enterprise, which enabled her to excel irrespective of the enormity of the challenges she encountered in her quest for success. These are qualities that Globacom identifies with,” Odediran said.