Airtel Touching Lives Hits Local, Satellite Television Screens

TV Show Airs Every Sunday on DSTV Channel
154 at 8pm
·  Repeat Show Airs on Thursday on DSTV Channel
154 at 8.00pm and Saturday, on NTA Network by 8:05pm        
Viewers can also watch past episodes on
Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday, January 14th, 2014: Leading telecoms operator,
Airtel Nigeria, has presented a perfect New Year gift to millions of television
viewers across the country as it announces the broadcast schedule of reality
television show, Airtel Touching Lives.

The much anticipated Airtel Touching Lives, a revolutionary
CSR TV series
that is focused on
empowering underprivileged individuals, communities and groups in the society,
airs on DSTV Channel 154 by 8pm every Sunday, followed by a repeat broadcast every
Thursday on DSTV Channel 154 and every Saturday on NTA Network by 8.05pm
series, which will run for 13 weeks, is expected to bring to the fore, the
commitment and kind-heartedness of Airtel in uplifting underprivileged people
across Nigeria through its CSR interventions.
Managing Director and Chief
Executive Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Segun Ogunsanya, is optimistic that the
show will not just resonate with Nigerians but will inspire the privileged
people to continuously look for opportunities to assist the needy and the less
privileged in the society.
“Airtel Touching Lives programme is an expression of
our commitment to alleviating suffering and offering real-time help to
displaced persons, the hard to reach and the less privileged in the society.
“Airtel is part of the Nigerian
society and we feel the deep pain and hardship confronting many in the
communities where we operate. It is our hope that Touching Lives will offer relief to many and help us to connect
emotionally with the communities and customers we serve,” he said.
The show, which has popular
On-Air Personality (OAP), Wana Udobang, as anchor is set to redefine the
television-viewing experience of Nigerians as it captures moving stories and
emotive moments of how the downtrodden, neglected and less privileged are
emancipated from the shackles of poverty, despair and suffering.
Airtel, recently, held a
colourful ceremony at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos to premiere the first
episode of the television series. The event was attended by top government
functionaries, captains of industries, royal fathers, NGOs, media partners, and
other distinguished guest from all walks of life.
Some of the dignitaries at the
event included Deputy Governor of the State of Osun, Otunba Titilayo
Laoye-Tomori; United States Consul General in Nigeria, Jeffrey J. Hawkins; Ogun
State First Lady, Mrs. Olufunsho Amosun and HRH, Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu.

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