Airtel begins broadcast of Touching Lives Season 2 |Tells compelling stories of courage and hope in 13 episodes

Following
the well-attended Touching Lives Season 2 Premiere in Abuja, leading telecoms
operator, Airtel Nigeria, has announced the commencement of broadcast of the 13
episode programme on satellite and terrestrial Television stations.
According
to the telco, the programme, which captures stories of how the plight and
despair of people are turned to optimism, will kick off on Sunday, 17th
January, 2016 on Africa Magic Channel 151 by 7.30-8.00pm.


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Repeat
broadcast will be aired on Africa Magic Family 154 on Saturdays 8pm to 8.30pm;
Africa Magic Urban on Thursdays 7.30pm to 8.00pm; AIT on Sundays by 6.30pm to
7pm; NTA on Wednesdays by 8.30pm to 9.00pm and Arewa 24 TV on Sundays by 7.00pm
to 7.30pm.
Now
in its second Season, the Airtel Touching Lives is a CSR intervention of the
company focused on empowering, uplifting and creating opportunities for
under-privileged people, community and groups in the Nigerian 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.
Speaking
at the premiere, the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Airtel
Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, said called on Nigerians, including corporate
organisations, government and NGOs, to join efforts in humanitarian causes to
support the less privileged.
According
to Ogunsanya,” if we all support just one programme in our immediate
communities, it will make a huge difference in making our country a better
place for all.
“At
Airtel, we believe that to be a great company, we must be a good company; and
we are very much committed to earning our social license – the love and
acceptance of the various communities and people we serve,” he said.
The
premiere of the Airtel Touching Lives Season 2, which held at the
Congress Hall of Transcorp Hilton, Abuja was attended by several important
dignitaries including the majority leader, House of Representatives, Hon. Femi
Gbajabiamila; Sen. Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee
on Communications; Hon. Saheed Fijabi, Chairman, House Committee on
Communications; Honourable Minister for Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun; Minister,
Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalong; wife of Hon. Minister for Solid Minerals,
Erelu Olabisi Fayemi;  Indian High Commissioner, A. Ghanashyam and British
Deputy High Commissioner, Simon Shercliff, among several others.
Ace
comedian, Akpororo; the Vintage Band and the Xplicit dance troupe added colour
to the event as they thrilled guests with breath-taking performances.
The
Season 2 is a 13-epidose programme, which features 24 emotion-evoking stories
it is anchored by popular On-Air-Personality, Wana Udobang.

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