Telecoms company, MTN has reeled out names of its new brand
ambassadors, dumping 12 superstars who signed endorsement deals with the
It all started as a rumour (HERE) but has now been confirmed by MTN in a statement.
According to MTN’s General Manager Consumer Marketing, Richard
Iweanoge, “In line with our commitment to supporting Nigerian musicians
by providing alternative platforms through which they can receive
lucrative value for their intellectual property, MTN has announced brand
ambassadors for 2016-2017.
“Music ambassadors for 2016-2017 are: Praiz (Praise Adejo); Iyanya
(Iyanya Mbuk); Chidinma (Chidinma Ekile); Falz (Folarin Falana); Tekno
Miles (Augustine Kelechi) and Skales (Raoul Njeng-Njeng). Four other
ambassadors are – Saka (Hafiz Oyetoro); Nedu; Osuofia (Nkem Owoh) and
The 12 celebrities who were left out include; Davido, Don Jazzy, Tiwa
Savage, Dr. Sid, Sound Sultan, Banky W, KCee, Harrysong, Patience
Ozokwo (Mama G), Timaya, Wizkid and Sean Tizzle.