Ibadan Comes Alive As GOtv Celebrates 5 Years Of Quality Digital TV Service
By Ayo Onikoyi
Ibadan, cradle of television broadcasting in Africa, came alive on Saturday when GOtv hosted residents at its Customer Fair to mark the fifth anniversary of its operation in Nigeria.
Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, also has the honour of being the city that GOtv was launched on October 11, 2011. GOtv brand ambassador, Daddy Showkey, while praising subscribers for their loyalty, recounted that his musical career success started in the city.
The celebration started in the city by a combination of music stars and popular comedians touring neighbourhoods.
The GOtv Customer Fair was conceived to reward subscribers for their loyalty over the past five years of the brand's existence. L – R: Muyiwa Akinsanya of SolidCom, Johnson Ivase, Marketing Manager GOtv, Kazeem Alase MultiChoice Mega Dealer, Akinola Salu, GM, GOtv, Efe Obiomah, PR Manager, GOtv, Victor Emmanuel, MultiChoice Super Dealer and John Asiemo (Daddy Showkey), GOtv Brand Ambassador
Among the performing artistes at the event were Daddy Showkey, Mr. Ibu, Oritsefemi, Aki and Pawpaw and Helen Paul, who were supported by other local entertainers.
Helen Paul thrilled the audience with stupendous jokes, while Naija FM's DJ Kentalky dished out trendy music to the delight of the guests before Daddy Showkey and Oritsefemi drew provoked rigorous dancing from the audience with their hit songs. Daddy Showkey took the audience down memory lane with a performance of his old hit-songs, such as 'Showkey.’
Mr. Ibu, Aki and Pawpaw augmented the event with their comedy routine. There was a dancing competition and the giving out free GOtv decoders and other gifts to lucky winners.
Subscribers who had difficulties with their hardware or service were attended to by the GOtv Clinic set up at the venue for that purpose.
The next installments of the Customer Fair will take place in Abuja on October 29 and Lagos on November 5, 2016.Ambassador cutting the fifth anniversary cake of GOtv at a Customer Fair in Ibadan, weekend