On Sunday, 17th April, 2016, the most important place in Nigeria was arguably City Hall, Lagos. This was the date Lagos stood still for the celebration of our chairman, Alhaji(Dr.) Musiliu Adeola Kunbi Smith’s 70th birthday. This did not come as a surprise owing to fact that Alhaji Smith is a man of many parts with consistent superlative successes and achievements. The event was witnessed by the creme de la creme of dignitaries across Nigeria from different walks of life. Among the guests were a number of VDT directors and staff members. The above photo taken during the event shows[L-R] Alhaji M.A.K Smith (6th) being flanked by Alhaji Umar Abdulahi, director, Mrs Sola Gafaar , wife of VDT director, Engr. Tunji Gafaar. Engr. Lateef Onikoyi, guest, Mrs. Shade Omoniyi and Mr. Biodun Omoniyi, MD/CEO of VDT, Engr. Tunji Gafaar, director, Alhaji Garba Imam, director, Engr. Victor Omoyeni, Chief Technology Officer(CTO), Mr. Yinka Siyanbola, Head HR and Admin., Mr. David Ese, Marketing Communications Manager and Mr. Muyiwa Ogungboye, MD, Estream Networks.
It was a moment of joy and excitement on Saturday, 23rd April, 2016 at Eko Hotel, Lagos as VDT won the Bandwidth Company of the Year and the MD/CEO, Biodun Omoniyi won the ICT Personality of the Year during the Beacon of ICT Distinguished Lectures and Awards. The awards is a further attestation to our relentless effort in providing premium quality service to our customers and contributing tremendously to the development of telecom industry in Nigeria. The above photo shows: Biodun Omoniyi, the MD/CEO of VDT Communications holding the two awards won at BoICT Awards and flanked by[L-R] Gbolade Shittu, Mgr. Internal Audit, Adewale Akinade, Head, Finance an Account, Yinka Siyanbola, Head HR and Admin, Victor Omoyeni, Chief Technology Officer, Bimbo Ikumariegbe, GM Sales and Marketing, Funke Olutola, Head, Service Mgt. and Adeola Odelola, Head Retail Service.
VDT Communications Limited hosted a Mid-year Lunch for staff across Nigeria on 29th June, 2016 from 1 pm. All our Points of Presence [POPs] were connected to through video conferencing. Mid-year Lunch is a time of interaction and bonding among the management and staff of VDT. MD/CEO also used the opportunity to brief all the staff on the key developments in the brand in the first half of the year and also set agenda for the remaining part of the year. Every staff , no matter the level, had the freedom to air his or her views, ask questions or /and make recommendations on whatever issue in the company. The MD/CEO, Biodun Omoniyi also said that any staff can still reach him on his phone numbers or email addresses on any issue in the company affecting him or her. Champagne flowed freely at the end of the event and each staff was treated to a sumptuous lunch.
VDT hosted a triple impact event last Friday, 10th June, 2016 at Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. During the event, the company marked her 15th anniversary, interacted with her customers and unveiled VDT 4G LTE Advanced retail broadband internet service. It was an evening event which kicked-off at 5pm with red carpet and banters among the guests . Great music was supplied by the Konnectors. MC Acapella ensured that all the guests were kept excited through out the event with his funny jokes doled out at the right doses as at and when appropriate. The high points of the event were the unveiling of the VDT 4G LTE Advanced retail broadband internet and cutting of 15th anniversary cake. All the guests were treated to sumptuous meals. The event came to a close at about 8:45pm.
The staff members of VDT Communications Limited have applauded with immense excitement, the 15th anniversary Walk for Fitness which took place on Saturday, 4th June, 2016 in Ikoyi/Victoria Island, Lagos. The walk was part of the activities lined up to celebrate the 15th year anniversary of VDT. The purpose of the walk was to broaden awareness about our 15th anniversary as well as encourage the staff to keep fit. Adequate provisions including ambulance service, police escort, entertainment with a live band and refreshment were made to ensure a hitch-free and exciting walk. Leading the walk were the Managing Director/CEO, Biodun Omoniyi and two directors of VDT. PHOTO shows, Biodun Omoniyi, Mr. & Mrs. Tunji Gafaar and Mr. Tukunbo Talabi leading the walk.
VDT sponsored Digital Africa Conference and Exhibition as the Official Telecom Company of event which held from 1st to 3rd June, 2016 at the International Conference Centre in Abuja. We provided a robust internet access for the event, including live streaming, to the delight of the organizers and all participants. Photo taken at our stand during the event shows[L-R] David Ese, Marketing Communications Mgr.; Biodun Omoniyi, MD/CEO; Olaolu Adewole, Director; and Folake Adeniyi, Field Sales Coordinator, Retail, at our stand.
VDT Communications held her Annual General Meeting(AGM) on 1st June, 2016 at Eko Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos. The meeting brought together all the directors as well as the management staff of VDT. It was a unique opportunity for the Board members to chart the road map for the continuous success of the company. Other important matters were also discussed during the meeting. Photo taken during the AGM shows[L-R]Mr. Olaolu Adewale(Director), Alh. Umar Abdulahi(Director), Mr. Tokunbo Talabi(Director), Alh(Dr.) M.A.K Smith (Chairman), Engr. Biodun Omoniyi(MD/CEO), Engr. Tunji Gafaar(Director) and Mallam Garba Imam(Director) –Board members of VDT Communications Limited during 2016 AGM of the company recently at Eko Hotel, Lagos.
VDT Communications provided a robust platform for live broadcast of the event, through our network, across social media channels . We received several commendations for the world class quality of the service. The Photo shows The Managing Director/CEO of VDT Communications Ltd, Biodun Omoniyi giving the Marketing Communications Manager, David Ese a handshake at our stand at God’s Children Great Talent grand finale at Eko Hotel, VI, Lagos, May 30th, 2016.