General Manager, Kwese Tv, Chichi Nwoko, on Thursday said the pay to air Satellite TV has planned spectacular show for Anthony Joshua’s ( WBA and IBF heavyweight ) next fight to commemorate “Sagamu Day’’.
Nwoko made the disclosure at an interactive session with newsmen in Lagos in the company of other top hierarchy of Kwese during the launch of the Kwese TV Satellite channels for the public.
The big fight which comes up on Oct. 28 in England will see World Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua, battle Carlos Takam of France, inspired the company to sponsor the fiesta in Sagamu.
No fewer than 65 stations ranging from sports, movies, religious, politics have been launched to the public in Lagos.
According to Nwoko, the company is poised to deliver quality programmes to their prospective consumers as the opportunity arises to get closer to local consumers.
“We are happy to launch the Kwese TV to the public with a view to delivering quality entertainment in sports, movies, children programmes, religion and politics throughout the 36 states of the federation.
“Part of our commitment to the public is showcasing the coming big boxing fight of Nigeria’s British born, Anthony Joshua, as he fights Carlos Takam of France in England on Oct. 28.
“We are going to use the platform of the big heavyweight bout holding in England to stage a life event in Sagamu where there will be a fiesta as it also coincides with the Sagamu Day celebrations.
“We have always been part of Joshua’s success story as we also brought the epoch fight between him and Wladimir Kilischko in April,’’ Nwoko said.
According to her, on the Kwese Sports premium channel, sports fans will enjoy quality sports channels such as the ESPN and the Sky sports among other sports channels which have not been seen.
She also said that the company was dedicated to invest in sports activities, noting that it was why the company sponsored the Nigeria Basketball League that recently crowned Kano Pillars as worthy champions of the 2017 season.
“The sport channels will bring life actions relatively free to end users in boxing, basketball, football, athletics and other international events such as the coming FIFA World Cup.
In a related development, Lizzie Amkpa, the General Manager, Kwese TV, said that the company was in the business for a long time investment.
“We have been around for some time testing our content with local stations such as the NTA, and also the UHF Channel 32 and we are now ready to deliver to the entire 36 states of the federation.
“We did not just get here in one-day, but for two years we have been testing the ground and ensuring we are ready to do quality business in Nigeria and lifting the bar in entertaining Nigerians.
“With no fewer than 65 channels, most of which are new to the terrain, we are determined to bring the kind of stuff the women and children love to watch.
“We have also put up a good engineering group where the problems associated with stormy weather are being checked and well managed,’’ Amkpa said.