THE GLO ADVERT YOU NEVER SAW

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Sometime ago, a television commercial for Globacom was conceptualized, modified, adapted and approved. The lead model for advert was no other than, the masked musician, Lagbaja.

Knowing he doesn’t come cheap, Mike Adenuga, chairman of Globacom gave his nod, ready to pay his bill.

At the negotiation table, a fee of N35m was agreed upon by both parties. Subsequently, the recording of the TVC, partly at Lagos Bar Beach was done, with Lagbaja acting out the script. The director and the crew commended him for his professionalism and more.

The TVC was edited and presented to ‘the Guru’ as Adenuga is fondly called. He previewed and made some comments that prevented the TVC from hitting the airwaves as scheduled.

Eventually, the TVC was completely dropped but that did not affect the fees of the models, crews and others involved in the shooting of this TVC.

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