On Friday 7th November 2014, subscribers of Globacom trooped to Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos, to purchase the newly launched iPhone 6 handsets.
Apple Regional Sales Manager for Africa, Paddy McManus who commended Glo on their prompt response to the demands of their customers at the unveiling ceremony of iPhone 6 expressed delight at the impressive turnout of subscribers, adding that he was pleasantly shocked and surprised.
“This is a very loud move from a loud network in Lagos. I am extremely impressed. This is what usually happens all over the world when Apple is launching its products. Nigerians are really great.” he said.
On Air Personality, Folajinmi Akinsola became the first Nigerian to own an authentic iPhone 6 sold by any telecommunication network in Nigeria when he purchased the phone at the Gloworld shop on Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos immediately after it was officially unveiled at 12.05AM on Friday.
Former beauty queen, Tobi Phillips kept vigil to emerge the first Nigerian female to own an authentic iPhone 6 when she paid for the phone which she earlier pre-ordered.
Glo brand ambassadors like Flavour, Naeto C and Chee the Voice were on hand at the event as well. Flavour and Naeto C later joined the official Apple team to present iPhones to early buyers who kept vigil at the Gloworld shop to make history.