Nigeria’s comedian Bovi Ugboma has confirmed the signing of a multi-million naira deal with Information and Communications Technology solutions provider, Globacom.
The professional comic and actor who had initially kept mute while speculative reports were flying around on the social media last week, decided to post a picture of himself signing the Globacom contract on his Instagram handle over the weekend.
In a post on Instagram, Bovi wrote: “Me, dotted lines and my lawyer’s right hand @zinougboma. My lines have gone hulk,” he said, with a picture of him signing a contract with Globacom.
Shortly after his post, colleagues and fans began felicitating with him, one of which is, fellow Globacom ambassador and one of Nigeria’s best comics, Bright Okpocha popularly known as Basketmouth. He posted on his Instagram handle: “Double Impact!! A man who bought a 2015 brand new house in Lekki…..and gets endorsed by Globacom 48hrs after….Congratulations bro @officialbovi”.
Other celebrities who have confirmed signing as ambassadors of the fastest growing telecom network include Odunlade Adekola, Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Hadizah Blell (Di’ja) and megastar, Ayodeji Balogun (Wizkid). Others who are believed to have also signed a contract but are yet to confirm it include Ayo Makun, popularly called AY, Patience Ozokwor, popularly called Mama G and O.C. Ukeje.
Existing Globacom brand ambassadors who are being retained by the company include Fulani-born trado-hip hop crooner, Sani Danja; foremost gospel musician, Sammie Okposo; another stand up comic, Helen Paul; Peter and Paul Okoye popularly known as P Square; popular Nollywood diva, Funke Akindele of Jenifa fame and her colleague, Ini Edo.
Also in the league are Bezhiwa Idakula (Bez); popular comedian Bright Okpocha (Basketmouth); African Rapper Number One, Jude Abaga (MI ); Koko master, Dapo Oyebanjo (D’banj), Wande Coal, Chinedu Okolie (Flavour); Omawumi Megbele; Ego Ogbaro and veteran broadcaster, Bimbo Oloyede. Others are John Okafor (Mr. Ibu); Ime Bishop Umoh; Chinwetalu Agu and Damini Ogolu (Burna Boy).