New dawn for 9mobile as Teleology takes over

David Adenekan
David Adenekan
New dawn for 9mobile as Teleology takes over

Finally, Teleology Holdings Limited has taken over the telecommunication company, 9mobile.

The announcement was made by Mohammed Edewor in a statement he issued.

The taking over came about 11 months after Teleology emerged one of the five companies that battled to take over 9mobile.

Teleology said it was happy to “announce the constitution of a new Board of Directors for Nigeria’s multi-award-winning telecommunication company, 9mobile.”

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According to the statement, the taking over resulted from the successful completion of the tenure of the former Board appointed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and in fulfilment of the consequential transfer of final ownership to the new investors, Teleology Nigeria Limited.”

The company stated further:  “We thank all out-going members of the Board for helping to shepherd 9mobile through the critical transition phase it has passed through since July 2017 and wish them the very best in their future assignments.

“For us, the composition of the new Board of Directors is another significant milestone, and this follows the issuance of final approval of no objection by the Board of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to the effect that the technical and financial bids Teleology submitted for 9mobile met and satisfied all the regulatory requirements.

“This is indeed the dawn of a new era in the evolution of the 9mobile brand in the Nigerian market”.

In the news board are:  Nasiru Ado Bayero (Chairman); Asega Aliga (Non Executive Director); Adrian Wood (Non Executive Director); Mohammed Edewor (Non Executive Director); Winston Ndubueze Udeh (Non Executive Director); Abdulrahman Ado (Executive Director) and Stephane Beuvelet (Acting Managing Director).

The new chairman, Bayero promised subscribers to expect the best-in-class services forthwith.

“As we begin this new epochal phase, we wish to thank all the employees who built this viable business…

“Our debt of gratitude also goes to our subscribers even as we assure them to get ready for real best-in-class additional value for their relationship with the 9mobile brand.

“Without you, there could not have been a 9mobile business for us to invest in today. We will justify your confidence in our brand by making significant investments that will improve the value you get for using 9mobile.”

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