Globacom has pledged at least N24 million as a reward to winners in the ongoing Globacom Campus Storm Musical Concert (GCSMC) which began last week. As part of its empowerment programs, the telecommunication giant has introduced GCSMC as a boulevard to empower students of higher learning that are musically talented and to support entertainment industry in Nigeria.
Globacom, disclosed in a statement released from its headquarters in Lagos on Thursday that the show would last for 24 weeks and would take place in select campuses nationwide.
According to the statement, “17 of the country’s best artistes including Wizkid, Flavour, Timaya, MI, Omawumi, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Di’ja, Runtown, Basketmouth, Bovi and Gordons have been shortlisted to entertain our teeming youths in the nation’s tertiary institutions.”
It also noted that the University of Port Harcourt would hosted the first edition of the 24-week show on Friday, October 14.
“Glo will also be using the Glo Campus Storm to reward and empower Nigerian students as 240 of them, 10 from each institution, comprising five males and five females, will become campus ambassadors of the Glo brand across the 24 campuses,” it added.
The company said additionally iruterated that “the 10 winners in each campus will receive up to N100,000 each, with all the 240 winners vying for the ‘Glo Data Dude’ and ‘Glo Data Diva’ coveted crowns at the grand finale.
The two top winners in each category (male and female) will each have the chance of winning N1 million in scholarships in addition to being signed on as Glo Brand Ambassadors.
They will also get Special Invitations to all Globacom organised events and shows such as the Glo-CAF Awards, Glo Laffta Fest and Glo Slide ‘n’ Bounce concerts”.
Also onboard are Gordons, who will anchor the event, and top rated female Disc Jockey, DJ Lambo, who will be behind the jukebox.
Qualification for admission into the concert will be by a recharge of N500 worth of Glo Campus Booster Data Plan, the company said.