Nigerian legendary and popular musician has being officially announced as UBER ambassador in Nigeria. The announcement was made on Wednesday during an invite-only event in Lagos with only select persons and media present. This makes Banky Wellington the first Nigerian musician to represent the leading taxi company in Nigeria.
“A lot of deliberation and careful thought went into choosing and selecting the Uber brand ambassador. We decided to go into partnership with Banky W because we recognize the fact that he’s a well respected artiste and has his hand across multiple industries including music, film, production and enterprise.
He is incredibly engaging on social media and has a great rapport with his fans – characteristics that are extremely important to us as a brand that cares deeply about its customers.”
– Margaret Banasko, Country Marketing Lead for Uber in West Africa.
Lola Kassim; General Manager Uber West Africa said
“Uber is a brand that takes Diversity and Inclusion seriously as shown by key initiatives currently ongoing within the organization. Banky W’s successful imprint across various industries mirrors the diversity that has become one of the key pillars of our business globally. We remain committed to continually providing economic opportunities for people to thrive.”
And you know, when you’re giving this kind of honor you just can’t hold back the excitement. Banky W, excited at being announced as the Brand Ambassador for Uber in Nigeria:
[bs-quote quote=”I’m very excited and honoured to be partnering Uber, as I’m a huge fan of the way they have completely revolutionized the transportation business globally. I’ve actually been an avid user of this innovative service for years, and I’m looking forward to what we will accomplish in Nigeria together. Uber is solving some of the most pressing mobility challenges in Nigeria, and I’m thrilled to be partnering with a brand that has innovation at the core of its operations.” style=”default” align=”left” author_name=”Backy W” author_job=”New Uber Ambassador” author_avatar=”https://www.techsvibe.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Banky-W.jpg”][/bs-quote]