MTN Explains Why They Dropped Wizkid, Sean Tizzle & Timaya As Ambassdors
A fan asked on Twitter and the telecoms
Read their full explanation in a statement
they released below:-
“Although there is a finite number of
brand ambassadors we can have at any
point in time, Nigerian artistes can
continue to monetise their intellectual
works through our distribution channels
such as the Caller Tunez and Music Plus
As was originally conceptualised, the
ambassador ship will continually evolve to
accommodate new talents and cater for
This year, we are using a segmented
approach and there will be ambassadors for
each segment of our market.
Using this criteria, new artistes like
Cobhams Asuquo will be coming on board
the MTN Ambassadorial family.
In May 2015, stars including Davido, Don
Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr. Sid, Sound Sultan,
Iyanya, Chidinma, BankyW, KCee as well
as Saka, Osuofia, Mama Geeand others all
renewed their contracts with MTN.
The list of those who won’t be staying with
MTN contains Nigerian pop stars like
Wizkid, Sean Tizzle, and Timaya”.