Multinational company Apple, manufacturers of high in demand smartphones (iPhone) has expressed affirmation concerning the in house product launch for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus organized by Globacom in Nigeria.
Another part that took Apple’s attention was the number of Globacom subscribers who had turned up in their large numbers very early to purchase the product at Globacom’s Adeola Odeku office on Victoria Island, Lagos.
Regional manager Sales for Apple in Africa Mr. McManus Paddy lauded the feat at the ceremony whilest expressing his joy at the outstanding turnout of customers stressing that he was awed and shocked but still pleased.
“I am totally pleased; this move is a very laudable one from a very audible network in Nigeria. This is a common sight worldwide when we launch any new Apple product Nigerians are a really great people,” He said.
Media Personality, Mr. Folajinmi Akinsola then became the first Nigerian to purchase an authentic iPhone 6 sold by any Nigerian telecommunications network when he bought the phone at Gloworld shop along Adeola Odeku on Victoria Island, Lagos just after its unveiling. Miss Tobi Philips better known for her beauty queen award kept taps and outpaced many others to ecome the first female certified Iphone 6 owner upon paying for it having pre-ordered.
Popular Music industry Icons who are Globacom brand ambassadors including NaetoC, Chee the voice and Flavour the Voice also graced the occasion with savory entertainment. Afterwards, Naeto C and Flavour aided the Apple’s official team at the occasion to hand out the iphones to the early buyers who had turned out victorious beating other buyers some by even staying at the Gloworld shop in a bid to make history.
Other brand ambassadors Wande coal and Waje were right on hand to present Mr Amolegbe Tunde of Arthur steven’s Asset management limited when he came and paid for his pre ordered phone too around 11 am.
In the same vein, another Gloworld shop in Ikeja City Mall recorded Mr. Thomas Otumba, MD of CITA petroleum as the first to pay and collect his pre-ordered phone as the story remains same for other Gloworld sale points across Nigeria.