Senate President, Bukola Saraki, Speaker, House of Representatives, Honourable Yakubu Dogara, Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola and Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed are billed to grace Airtel touching lives programme season two scheduled to hold next week Thursday in Abuja.
Other dignitaries are Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu and Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, wife of the Vice President, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbanjo and the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice S.M.A Belgore, GCON.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Airtel Nigeria, Mr. Segun Ogunsanya, in a statement made available to Nigerian Pilot yesterday, said that the telecommunication rolled out the second edition of the revolutionary programme based on the monumental success recorded with the first season.
According to him, Airtel went the length and breadth of the country, in the first season, scouting for people who needed help and cause for support, noting that the journey yielded great results as the telecommunication touched lives of many Nigerians.
He disclosed that Airtel Touching Lives is an inspiring corporate social responsibility initiative that seeks to offer practical relief, succour, hope, opportunities and credible platforms to liberate and empower the underprivileged, disadvantaged and hard to reach persons in the society.
The activities of Airtel Touching Lives are recorded and produced for national television with a view to promoting the spirit of giving, self-sacrifice and love among Nigerians.
“At Airtel, we believe, that for us to be a great company, we must be good company and we are very much committed to earning our social license – the love and acceptance of the people we serve,” he said.
Meanwhile, the company’s Director of Corporate Commission and CSR, Emeka Oparah, noted that robust return of the Season 2 of Airtel Touching Lives programme indicated the readiness of Airtel to continually support efforts of government, non-governmental organisations and individuals who are large-hearted.

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