9mobile formerly known as Etisalat, has won a total of 13 awards at the 12th Annual Lagos Advertising and Ideas Festival Awards.
The company ranked highly on the list of highest award winners after winning seven gold, three silver and three bronze awards in several top categories.
According to the statement, 9mobile’s impressive outing at the LAIF Awards was further buoyed by its Silver winning in the Best Use of Photo Manipulation for Easyblaze Hand; the Best Film Editing for the celebrated youth-centric Easycliq Breakfree campaign; and the Best Outdoor for the flagship U-15 School Cup.
The bronze awards were for outdoor and brand identity unveil; Press for the 9mobile Hulk campaign; and Film Craft — Best Film Editing for the 9mobile Prize for Literature’s short film, “CLOSED”, the statement said.
Speaking on the awards, the Director, Brands and Experience, 9mobile, Elvis Ogiemwanye, said the management and workers of 9mobile were delighted at the number and quality of the awards won.
He stated that the LAIF event was a prestigious major industry award recognised across all sectors of the economy.
He said, “The year 2017 has been very significant for us. It’s our ninth year of doing business in Nigeria, and the same year we unveiled a new brand identity as 9mobile. Therefore, closing the year with this great harvest of 13 new awards added to our medals’ rack makes us very glad.”
“The LAIF Awards are a significant milestone for us and recognition of our resilience, tenacity and the creativity of our brand, our team as well as our partners. So, being highly recognised at the LAIF Awards means that our commitment and passion for excellence is noticed across all relevant quarters.”
According to Ogiemwanye, the awards received are only a part of the numerous recognitions the company has received so far in 2017.