Airtel to Premiere Touching Lives Season 3 on February 4th

Airtel to Premiere Touching Lives Season 3 on February 4 th Premiere to hold at the Eko Hotel & Suites, Lagos


Lagos, Nigeria; 16 th January, 2016:


Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel

Nigeria, will hold an exclusive VVIP event on Saturday, 4 th of February, 2017, to premiere the

third edition of its CSR initiative, Airtel Touching Lives.

The premiere, which will hold at the Eko Hotel & Suites, will be attended by several

dignitaries and will serve as a platform to promote the culture of giving, self-sacrifice, love

and charity among Nigerians.

Top business executives, philanthropists, important government personalities, leaders in

Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), media chiefs and prominent Nigerians have

confirmed to grace the premiere of the CSR initiative.

The Airtel Touching Lives is a corporate social responsibility initiative designed to offer

practical relief, succour, hope, opportunities and credible platforms to liberate and

empower the underprivileged, disadvantaged individuals, families and communities in the

Nigerian society.

The activities of Airtel Touching Lives are recorded and produced for national television with

a view to promoting the spirit of giving and love among Nigerians.

Following a successful and widely acclaimed two seasons of the programme, Airtel Nigeria,

in September last year, announced the Season 3 of the Touching Lives CSR programme and

subsequently received thousands of entries/nominations in form of email, SMS and letters.

Speaking at the launch of Touching Lives Season 3, Managing Director and Chief Executive

Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya said the telco rolled out the third edition of the

programme based on the success recorded with the first and second seasons.

According to him, Airtel believes that to be a great company it must be good company and

we are very much committed to earning our social license – the love and acceptance of the

people we serve.

Scheduled to be aired on satellite and terrestrial TV stations in Nigeria and across Africa, the

Airtel Touching Lives Season 3 captures the interventions of the telco toward less privileged

individuals, people and communities in Nigeria.

The Season 3 is anchored by popular On-Air- Personality, Wana Udobang. It features stories

of how the plight and despair of people are turned to optimism by the leading telecoms


Airtel’s Touching Lives programme CSR intervention is focused on empowering, uplifting and

creating opportunities for underprivileged people, community and groups in the Nigerian




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