Nollywood actors Hafiz Oyetoro, Nkem Owoh, Adam Zango (Kannywood) and musicians Iyanya, Chidinma, Falz, Tekno, Skales were on Thursday, September 1 announced as the 2016/2017 brand ambassadors for MTN Nigeria.
Mr Richard Iweanoge, the General Manager of Consumer Marketing of MTN Nigeria said in a statement that the appointment of the ambassadors was to provide a platform for Nigerian artistes to make money from their intellectual property.
He said, “With the significant investment made so far in Nigeria’s music industry, MTN remains and will continue to be one of the biggest supporters of the music industry.
“We have a track record of consistently providing the stage for some of Nigeria’s biggest artistes to shine and express themselves. Through our Caller Ring Back Tunes (CRBT), MTN is the largest music distributor in Africa.
“Through the platform, we ensured that Nigerian musicians would no longer suffer the scourge of piracy.
“They are able to make good money, as a result of their hard work,”he said.