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PROMOTED: Airtel kicks off ‘Five Days of Love’ annual initiative in Lagos

PROMOTED: Airtel kicks off ‘Five Days of Love’ annual initiative in Lagos
December 18
16:39 2019
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…Feeds Over Five Thousand Persons


Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria has kicked off its annual Christmas feeding programme dubbed ‘Airtel Five Days of Love’ as it rolled out the drums to celebrate with Lagosians at the Oshodi Local Government Secretariat on Monday, December 9, 2019.

The Airtel ‘5 Days of Love’ programme isdesigned to identify with less privileged personsas well as support the downtrodden in communities where Airtel operates.

About two thousand persons including children, women, youth and the elderly were served nutritious meals in a fun-filled atmosphere.

Since the commencement of the initiative five years ago, Airtel has partnered with leading Fast Food vendors to feed over 20,000 people across 25 major cities.

Following the Oshodi event, the Airtel ‘5 Days of Love’ train will move to Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Tuesday, 10th December.

Speaking at the event, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya stated that the Christmas period is a season of giving and, “at Airtel, we believe we can spread love during the season through our ‘5 Days of Love’ programme. So, across the country, we are providing quality, hot meals amidst an electrifying atmosphere of fun, good entertainment and love.

“Airtel is committed to touching the lives of underprivileged persons in the society as well as empowering stakeholders in the communities where we operate.

As a critical stakeholder in the Nigeria, we are also passionate about uplifting the less privileged and providing support for the vulnerable as this aligns with our overall CSR theme of touching lives and improving the standard of living of the less privileged.”

Also speaking at the event, Chairman, Oshodi/Isolo Local Government Area, Hon. Idris Bolaji Muse-Ariyoh, expressed his gratitude to Airtel for the gesture.

“I want to say a big thank you to Airtel Nigeria and the CEO, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya. Through this programme, Airtel has demonstrated true love for the people and we are happy that this year’s edition is in Oshodi.

“Without a doubt, this initiative echoes Airtel’s commitment to touching lives as some us will not only be fed but also go home with gifts. Once again, thank you Airtel for visiting the Gateway of Nigeria,”he said.

On Wednesday, 11th December, over 1,000 underprivileged persons were fedin Onitsha, Anambra State, Karu in Nasarawa and Maiduguri in Borno on Thursday, 12th December and Friday, 13th December, respectively.

Through the ‘Five Days of Love’ programme, Airtel says it is uplifting the less privileged and providing support for the vulnerable as this aligns with its overall CSR theme of touching lives and improving the standard of living of the less privileged.

Oluwaseun Solanke, Director, Information Technology, Airtel Nigeria; Segun Ogunsanya, Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria; Vanessa Holmes, Brand Strategist / Marketing Director Food Concepts Plc (Chicken Republic) and Anthonia Agbonifo Executive Director/ Deputy Managing Director, Food Concepts Plc (Chicken Republic) serving one of the beneficiary at the Lagos flag-off of Airtel Five Days of Love in Oshodi/ Isolo Local Government Secretariat, Lagos on Monday, December 9th, 2019.

L-R: Regional Security Officer, Northwest Region, Airtel Nigeria, Bashiru Ibrahim; His Royal Highness Esu Karu, Nasarawa, Luka Panya Baba; Regional Operations Director (Ag), Northwest Region, Airtel Nigeria, ThankGod Otorkpa and Galadinma Karu, Godwin Bala during Day 4 of Airtel’s ‘Five Days of Love’ annual feeding programme, which held in Esu Karu Palace, Nasarawa State recently.

Regional Operations Director (Ag), Northwest Region, Airtel Nigeria, ThankGod Otorkpa; His Royal Highness Esu Karu, Nasarawa, Luka Panya Baba; Galadinma Karu, Godwin Bala serving beneficiaries during Day 4 of Airtel’s ‘Five Days of Love’ annual feeding programme, which held in Esu Karu Palace, Nasarawa State recently.

Oluwaseun Solanke, Director, Information Technology, Airtel Nigeria; Segun Ogunsanya, Chief Executive Officer/Managing Director, Airtel Nigeria; Vanessa Holmes, Brand Strategist / Marketing Director Food Concepts Plc (Chicken Republic) and Anthonia Agbonifo Executive Director/ Deputy Managing Director, Food Concepts Plc (Chicken Republic) serving one of the beneficiary at the Lagos flag-off of Airtel Five Days of Love in Oshodi/ Isolo Local Government Secretariat, Lagos on Monday, December 9th, 2019.

L-R: Regional Operatives Director, West Region, Airtel Nigeria, Femi Osilajo and Regional Marketing Manager, West Region, Airtel Nigeria, Adetokunbo Alegbejo serving beneficiaries during Day 2 of Airtel’s ‘Five Days of Love’ annual feeding programme at Lafenwa Market, Abeokuta, Ogun State recently.

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