The Adeola Odeku retail outlet of Globacom was enveloped in pomp and celebration as lucky winners in the company’s ongoing Joy Unlimited Extravaganza promo received their mouth-watering prizes on Thursday in Lagos.
The prize presentation event was held for a total of 203 lucky subscribers who emerged from the first draw of the promotion held recently. They include 71 winners of television sets, 71 winners of generators and 61 winners of refrigerators.
Among prominent personalities who presented the items to the overjoyed winners were Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief of ThisDay Newspapers, Mr Eniola Bello; a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Desmond Elliot, Executive Chairman of Eti-Osa East Local Council Development Area, Hon. John Campus Ogundare, Lagos Zonal Coordinator of National Lottery Regulatory Authority (NLRA), Mrs Priscilla Onuzulu, Retired Captain Tunji Shelle, and several celebrities including King Sunny Ade, Teni Makanaki, Patience Ozokwu (Mama G), Samuel Perry (Broda Shaggi) and Godwin Komone (Gordons).
Globacom’s Regional Manager, Sales, Lagos, Abdulrazaq Ande, said the prize presentation ceremony was in fulfillment of the pledge made when the loyalty reward promo was unveiled three weeks ago to spread joy amongst Nigerians during the Yuletide season and into the New Year as well as a confirmation of its resolve to constantly add value to the lives of subscribers on its network.
He explained that other winners who emerge in subsequent draws will receive their prizes at similar events to be held in Enugu on November 25, Ibadan on December 2, Port-Harcourt on December 9, while Abuja and Jos will host the event on December 16. Other cities where presentation ceremonies will be held Benin on December 23, Akure on January 6, Asaba on January 13, Kano on January 20, Uyo on January 27, and Owerri and Abuja (second presentation) on February 3 and Lagos and Ibadan (second presentations) on February 10.
Mrs Priscilla Onuzulu of NLRA who congratulated the winners noted that “Globacom has been doing the right thing from inception and they are on track in this promo as well. Glo will not disappoint anybody. You will all get your prizes. We at NLRC have been and will continue to be there all through the promo. I wish you all the very best”.
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Some of the lucky subscribers who spoke on behalf of other winners commended Globacom for spreading joy to them. A Refrigerator winner, Chika Nwachukwu from Enugu State and who works with Oando Plc said, “Glo is a very supportive network. I truly appreciate this prize. To tell you the truth, I was surprised when I was told I won. I thank Globacom immensely for providing another fridge for my family”.
Afusat Jamiu from Ogun State, a generator winner, said, “I live in Ijede, in the Ikorodu area of Lagos where I sell clothes. Glo has made me very happy with the generator that I won in their promo. It came at the right time. The generator will be very useful to power my fridge to boost my new turkey business. God bless Glo”.
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For subscribers to be eligible to win in the promo, they will be required to make a total recharge of N500 in a week (that is Monday to Sunday) to qualify for the weekly draws, while a total recharge of N2, 000 in a calendar month qualifies a subscriber for the monthly draws to win any of the car prizes.
All recharge amounts, physical, electronic, special (4x, 5x, etc.) count towards qualification, and customers can participate in the promo by dialing *611# on the Glo network, Glo explained, adding, “The more the recharge, the more entries a subscriber gets and consequently the greater the chance to win these amazing prizes”.