Athletics sensation, Tobi Amusan as on Thursday unveiled as an ambassador of Nigeria’s digital and telecommunications giant, Globacom Nigeria Limited.
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Amusan, who is the current African, Commonwealth, and World Champion in the 100m hurdles, was presented to the media at the company’s headquarters, Mike Adenuga Towers, in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Tobi Amusan became the first Nigerian world champion in an athletic event when she won the gold medal in the 100 metres hurdles event at the 2022 World Athletics Championships.
Amusan who was recently honoured with other formidable ladies that won medals for Nigeria at the Commonwealth Games and World Athletics Championship by President Muhammadu Buhari with the Order of Niger (OON) set a new world record of 12.12 seconds in the semifinal and followed this up with 12.06 seconds in the final to take the gold medal.
“At Globacom, we are very proud of what Tobi Amusan has achieved in her Athletics career, Lawrence Odediran, Globacom’s Regional Manager, Sales, Lagos who represented the company at the event noted.
“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 further stressed.
The Glo reprentative added 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 and encourage the country’s teeming youths to aspire toward realising their dreams by looking up to the new ambassador as a mentor.
“Tomorrow is also waiting for other determined Nigerian and African youths who begin their preparations today. We, therefore, urge them not to be discouraged by present challenges, but to continue to strive to realise their dreams.”
Amusan expressed gratitude to Globacom for appointing her as its ambassador. She assured the company of good representation at all times, in addition to being a good role model for youths.
“I am proud to be associated with Glo as its brand ambassador. It is a proudly Nigerian company doing great things and empowering Nigerians. I am grateful to the Chairman, Dr. Mike Adenuga, Jr., for giving me this amazing opportunity,” Amusan stated, adding that she would continue to project a positive image of the brand across the world.
Personalities at the event include top sporting executives, the media, and the management of Globacom Limited.