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Airtel Opens Service Centre In UNILAG

Education Faculty Auditorium Refurbished
By Uche Peter
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Management, Unilag, Prof. Duro Oni cutting the tape to open the new Airtel's Service Point at the University of Lagos
Deputy Vice Chancellor, Management, Unilag, Prof. Duro Oni cutting the tape to open the new Airtel's Service Point at the University of Lagos
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Lagos, Nigeria; July 08, 2013: Leading telecoms operator, Airtel Nigeria has commissioned a customer experience centre at the University of Lagos, Akoka, for cater to the needs of the university community and its environs.

With the location of the shop on the campus, students, academic and non-academic staff as well as visitors to the campus have been availed the opportunity to access Airtel's all-inclusive service experience that includes a rich range of unique offerings in data, voice, bill payment, query resolution and general enquiries.

In addition to the new shop, Airtel also refurbished the institution's faculty of education auditorium, complete with top-of-the-range air conditioners.

Speaking in his opening remarks, Lagos Regional Operations Director, Airtel Nigeria, Bayo Osinowo, said the new service point was in line with Airtel's strategy to take its customer service delivery to the door steps of customers.

He further explained that the move will reduce the quest for a better service experience by UNILAG, reiterating that it is yet another reason more Nigerians especially the youth should port to Airtel.

His words, “By deploying a customer service centre right in the heart of UNILAG, and bringing to life this beautiful auditorium, Airtel is reassuring the management, staff and students of its commitment to help the University stay ahead of the pack in a highly competitive and fast-changing environment through efficient service delivery. Your profile as a path-breaker in academic pursuits is in sync with our well-known pedigree as a leader of innovation and value offerings in the nation's telecommunications industry.”

The Deputy Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Duro Oni, who represented the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Rahman A. Bello, while cutting the tape to declare the shop open to customers, thanked Airtel for supporting the institution in the provision of social amenities.

Prof. Oni, who led other top management of the institution including Dean, Faculty of Education and Chairman of the Faculty Board, Prof. (Mrs.) M.O. Omoegun, said UNILAG will continue to create an enabling environment for Airtel to serve the university.

He confided that the Airtel brand is building a solid reputation for innovative leadership in providing the best possible telecommunications experience comparable to what exists anywhere in the world.

The new Airtel service point is the second by the company at the University having deployed a similar one albeit for data services only, recently.

About Bharti Airtel Limited

Bharti Airtel Limited is a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. With headquarters in New Delhi, India, the company ranks amongst the top 5 mobile service providers globally in terms of subscribers. In India, the company's product offerings include 2G, 3G and 4G services, fixed line, high speed broadband through DSL, IPTV, DTH, enterprise services including national & international long distance services to carriers. In the rest of the geographies, it offers 2G, 3G mobile services. Bharti Airtel had over 264 million customers across its operations at the end of July 2012. To know more please visit, www.airtel.com

For further enquiries please contact:
James Eze | Head, Public Relations | Airtel Nigeria | M : (+234) 802 222 0344 |O : (+234) 802 190 0344 http://ng.airtel.com | Airtel Head Office, L2 Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria

Emeka Oparah | Director, Corporate Communications & CSR | Airtel Africa | M : (+234) 802 222 1120 |O : (+234) 802 192 1120|E : [email protected] |W: http://ng.airtel.com | Airtel HQ, Plot L2, Foreshores Estate, Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria




(l-r) Dean, Faculty of Arts and Chairman, Faculty Board, Unilag, Prof.(Mrs) Mopelola.O. Omoegun, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Management, Unilag, Prof. Duro Oni and Lagos Regional Director, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Adebayo Osinowo exchanging pleasantries at the official commissioning of Airtel's Service Point at the University of Lagos, Akoka on Thursday


Deputy Vice Chancellor, Management, Unilag, Prof. Duro Oni cutting the tape to open the new Airtel's Service Point at the University of Lagos, Akoka on Thursday. He is supported by Lagos Regional Director, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Adebayo Osinowo (l), Dean, Faculty of Arts and Chairman, Faculty Board, Unilag, Prof.(Mrs) Mopelola.O. Omoegun (2nd l) and Prof. (Mrs) Florence A. Osanyin, HOD, Art and Social Sciences (2nd r).


Lagos Regional Director, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Adebayo Osinowo giving the opening remarks at the official commissioning of Airtel's Service Point at the University of Lagos, Akoka on Thursday. He is flanked by the Deputy Vice Chancellor, Management, Prof. Duro Oni(r) and the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Chairman, Faculty Board, Prof.(Mrs) M.O. Omoegun (l).