StarTimes Sponsors 4 Subscribers to New York to Enjoy Basketball

By Israel Bolaji

Four Nigerian StarTimes subscribers have travelled to New York and enjoyed the company’s all expense paid trips in fulfillment of its promise for winners of the second edition of StarTimes NBA All Access Tour 2016 organized in conjunction with the National Basketball Association in America. The four lucky winners are Akosile Afolabi, Bode Oladunjoye, Ikujenyo Oladele and Boluwaji Bamidele.

Three lucky winners also got consolatory prizes of 42 inches StarTimes LED digital television set. They include Mr. Anthony Egwu, Dike Chukwuemeka and Chidi Nwankpele.

The annual program which started off with an online competition in January 2016 produced the lucky StarTimes subscribers as winners and beneficiaries of the all-expense-paid trips to New York, USA who watched and experienced American basketball superstars live in action in April and those who got the consolatory prizes.

One of the winners, Bode Oladunjoye said StarTimes gave him a life time opportunity to experience basketball in its grand glamour.

Ikujenyo Oladele, another winner encouraged Nigerians to participate in the next edition as it was a fantastic experience.

StarTimes Public Relations Manager, Mr. Israel Bolaji, said the All-Access Tour was designed in collaboration with the NBA TV to reward basketball-loving StarTimes subscribers with a most coveted opportunity to meet their heroes and superstars in person and fulfill their dreams of experiencing basketball in its full glamour at the world’s biggest platform.

“This basketball trivia game is our response to the demand of our subscribers for more exciting sporting initiatives and everyone can participate in the program; In 2014, StarTimes thought it necessary to introduce a trivia campaign in collaboration with NBA TV United States to give StarTimes subscribers and basketball loving Nigerians the opportunity to watch and experience live NBA matches in the USA. Mr Boluwaji Bamidele and Chinedu Iroche emerged as winners and travelled in 2015 to the USA. We are also happy to have concluded the 2016 edition and we look forward to future editions.

Bolaji added that it was the collective desire of StarTimes to bring sporting entertainments to all Nigerians, especially our esteemed sports loving subscribers. Whether it’s in the area of basketball, football, tennis or boxing, we consider it important bringing good sporting content to our subscribers.