After eight weeks of intense contest, the star winner has emerged in Nigeria’s biggest online talent hunt competition, GLOIN60SECONDS, packaged by national telecommunication company, Globacom.
The lucky winner, according to Globacom, in a statement in Lagos on Tuesday, is 30-year-old graduate of Physics from Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Ejembi Simon Inass, who will go home with the grand prize of N1 million.
Ejembi, an actor, musician and cinematographer hails from Benue State.
Five Glo subscribers including two females who won the consolation prizes of N200,000 each were also announced.
“The social media campaign, #GLOIN60SECONDS completed its promotion cycle on March 7, 2019. We have selected the grand prize winner from the entries of the past eight weeks. We have also selected five winners of the consolation prizes of N200,000 each” Globacom said.
It explained that “the final 30 top videos selected by three celebrities were uploaded on Glo Instagram official page for seven days from March 1 to March 7 2019 for the voting public/followers. The voting results were reviewed on March 8 and the N1 million winner as well as the five winners of consolation prizes of N200,000 each were selected”.
The five runners up include Nwogwugwu Brainie, 27-year old Law graduate of Nnamdi Azikwe University, Awka, currently managing ‘Jimmy’s Play House’, a dance, photo and music studio in Owerri, Imo State, Kwara –born Doyin Hafeezah Salau, a 400-Level female Law student, University of Lagos;
Emeh Emmanuel Okwun, a Biochemistry graduate of Michael Okpara University of Agriculture Umudike, Abia State, Ehimare Aaleeyah Shaka, 17 years old female aspiring music star from Edo State and an ex-student of Early Heights College, Akute, Ogun State and John Sunday Peter, 25 years old and graduate of Apa College of Education, Benue State.
The six grand finale winners, according to Globacom, were selected based on fulfillment of all the set eligibility terms and conditions including positive identification of the participants in the video and the usage of valid active SIM with matching SIM registration data by participants.
Winners will be presented their prizes on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 at Globacom’s Head Office, Mike Adenuga Towers, Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island, Lagos.
52 weekly winners in the last eight weeks had earlier received their cash prizes of N50, 000 each in Gloworld shops across the country.
Under the GLOIN60SECONDS competition, creative subscribers will upload a one-minute video of themselves showcasing their talents on their social media accounts such as Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and hashtag it on #GLOIN60SECONDS. The video could either be music, dance, comedy, poetry or any other creative ability.