As winners continue to emerge in the ongoing Nigeria Centenary Lottery, customers of leading telecommunication provider, Airtel Nigeria, are also smiling home with exciting prizes won in the lottery.
Dr. Samuel Akpan, who resides in Calabar, Cross River, emerged the first Airtel customer to win one of the star prizes – a Hyundai iX35, while eight other winners have also won cash prizes, laptop, generator and LED TV in the lottery which is gaining traction nationwide.
Other Airtel customers who have benefitted from the lottery include, Garuba Mohammed from Niger State; Port-Harcourt based Johnson Abanulor; Caroline Nwaefulu from Edo State; Derick Fumbak from Taraba state and Lagos-based Peter Clark who won N25,000 cash prize each, while Emmanuel Akhaolu of Edo state and Tochukwu Okenna won an LED TV and a Laptop, respectively. Samson Yusuf, another Airtel customer who resides in Lagos also won a generator.
Chief Commercial Officer of Airtel Nigeria, Maurice Newa, said Airtel is delighted to be part of this initiative because it is in line with the telco’s commitment to continually seek ways to empower and uplift Nigerians.
The promo, which is part of Federal Government’s initiative to celebrate Nigeria’s 100 years a nation, is supported by Airtel Nigeria, alongside other network operators and Secure Electronic Technology Plc., organizers of the Centenary celebrations.
The Centenary Lottery offers Nigerians the opportunity to win mouth-watering prizes including Hyundai SUVs, laptops, LED Television sets, generators and cash prizes. One person will win a Hyundai ix35 bi-weekly, while three lucky participants will win all-expense paid trips to watch the finals of the World Cup in Brazil.
Other prizes available in the promo include N5, 000 daily for 100 winners, N10, 000 daily for 10 winners, N25, 000 daily for 4 winners. On a daily basis, a laptop and a generator are also available as give-away to winners.
The winner of the grand cash prize of N100m will emerge at the end of the promo, which runs till September 2, 2014.
To participate, Airtel customers are required to send the keyword CWC (acronym for Centenary World Cup) to 35777 to start playing. The more questions they answer, the more points they will accumulate, and the higher the chance of winning. Each SMS to 35777 costs N100.