Abuja - The man famous for coining the BRICS (Brazil,
Russia, India, China and South Africa) acronym, Terence O'Neill, has been
confirmed as guest for the upcoming unveiling of the Airtel Premier, an exclusive event
for distinguished personalities.
O'Neill, the foremost British economist and honorary professor of economics at
the University of Manchester, who also coined the term MINT (Mexico, Indonesia,
Nigeria, and Turkey) in order to differentiate among the variety of emerging
economies, will speak on the theme, “Nigeria: How the 'N' in MINT is going
The exclusive event, which will also feature the unveiling of the prestigious
Airtel Premier Club and will be headlined by music and comedy, is scheduled for
Sunday at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Speaking about the event, the managing director and chief executive officer of
Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, stated that the company was committed to
creating opportunities that would offer platforms for reasoned discourse and
also set the tone for the continuous growth and development of the Nigerian
“At Airtel Nigeria, customer-centricity is embedded in our DNA, forming a
harmonious blend with our corporate vision of becoming the most loved brand in
the daily lives of Nigerians. We are passionate about promoting constructive
dialogue and also partnering with our esteemed stakeholders to realize their
dreams and aspirations,” he explained.
“Having one of the world’s most respected economists speak to our highly-valued
customers, friends and associates clearly underscores the very essence of our
prestigious Airtel Premier Club, a V-VIP programme specifically created to
offer exceptional and personalized service to High Networth Customers and
distinguished personalities,” he added.
– CAJ News
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