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Business News of Friday, 7 April 2017

Source: Akosua Mpare

Airtel Ghana presents cash prizes to winners of wo mmere nie recharge

Airtel Ghana, the Smartphone Network, has presented cash prizes to two weekly winners in the groundbreaking Wo Mmer? Nie recharge promotion.

The presentation was made during a market activation in Ashaiman, a suburb of Accra on Friday 31st March 2017.

Wo Mmer? Nie, a consumer recharge promotion launched by Airtel Ghana to reward customers for their loyalty and to empower them to realise their aspirations, has so far seen some 2.5 million customers win instant prizes such as free talk time, data, social media bundles and smartphones.

Till date, several customers have also benefitted from the weekly and monthly cash prizes of GHC 10,000 and GHC 25,000 respectively.

The latest winners being Samuel Obeng Amoako, a Community Development Officer at Adenta Municipal Assembly and Sheriff Jackson, a Tema based Graphic Designer.

They both took home GHC 10,000 for accumulating the highest points at the end weeks 6 and 7. They join the growing list of customers who have won weekly and monthly cash prizes in the promo.

Airtel Ghana’s Head of Corporate Communications, Richard Ahiagble spoke to the rationale for the promotion.

He said “As a business, we are passionately committed to enriching the lives of our customers beyond the provision of telecom and lifestyle solutions.

This promotion was introduced to reward and empower our customers to live out their dreams. We are excited Wo Mmer? Nie is receiving such massive endorsement from Ghanaians across the country”.

He continued “Wherever we go, we have seen the excitement this promotion is driving. Our customers continue to respond positively to Ghana’s biggest recharge promo because it is delivering exactly what it promised.

Today, we are rewarding two customers – Samuel and Sheriff – who accumulated the highest points during week 6 and 7. In addition to the cash prizes that have been won so far, over 2.5 million customers have also benefited from instant prizes such as airtime, data bundles and smartphones.

So whichever way you look at it, every Airtel customer is a winner. There is no better time to join the Smartphone Network than now – you could be the ultimate winner of the grand prize of GHC 150,000 in the promo”.

Winners’ comment

Samuel Obeng Amoako praised Airtel Ghana for introducing the promotion. He said “This is the most rewarding promo I have ever participated in.

But it is. I will keep playing for the grand prize of GHC 150,000. I will encourage Airtel customers who want to win like me to recharge using Airtel money as doing so gives them double points”.

Sherriff Jackson intends to invest his prize money into his graphic design business. “I will invest my GHC 10,000 into expanding my business”.

Grand prize of GHC 150,000 At the end of the promotion, the customer with the highest accumulated points wins the ultimate prize of GHC 150,000. The first and second runners-up take home a whopping GHC 100,000 and GHC 75,000 respectively. SMS Trivia to build points faster Customers also have the opportunity to build up points by playing the innovative SMS trivia by sending START to 477 to subscribe and answer questions. Double points for recharges using Airtel Money Airtel prepaid customers who recharge or purchase data bundles using Airtel Money automatically receive double points for every recharge worth GHC 2 and above. Points accumulated weekly and monthly are automatically rolled over to the following month to give every customer an increased chance of winning. Customers can check their accumulated points by sending POINTS to 477. The recharge promo seeks to enrich the lives of Airtel customers beyond the provision of telecom and lifestyle solutions.