Fast rising stand-up comedian, Bovi Ugboma, has confirmed signing a multi-million naira deal with telecommunications firm, 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 the picture he posted on Instagram, Bovi was seen signing a document in front of Globacom banners. Under the picture he wrote: “Me, dotted lines and my lawyer’s right hand @zinougboma. My lines have gone hulk.”
Already, his colleagues and fans have started felicitating with him. A fellow Globacom ambassador and one of Nigeria’s best comics, Bright Okpocha popularly called Basketmouth 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 being signed on as new 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).