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In Sierra Leone, Africell Presents Prizes to 67 winners
By Bampia Bundu
Aug 27, 2010, 17:08

One of the leading telecommunication companies in Sierra Leone, Africell on Wednesday 25th August 2010 presented over Le 15 Million to about 67 winners of the ‘Find the Missing Treasure’ Ramadan Promotion, at the company’s headquarters, Wilberforce in Freetown.

Presenting the prizes to the winners on behalf of Africell, the Head of Event and Sponsorship Mr. Arthur B. Kallon reiterated the company’s relentlessness in honoring its social corporate responsibility over the years, and that there was no going back from that direction. He said Africell has for two consecutive years won the best mobile company’s award in Sierra Leone because of best customer care, and for the fact that Africell has been living to its contractual responsibilities.

Arthur B Kallon presenting 21 inches plasmaTV to one of the lucky winners

He said the ‘Find the Missing Treasure’ promotion is aimed at keeping Muslims happy as they observe the holy month of Ramadan by providing food for them. He in that vein encouraged Africell subscribers to continue sending blank SMS to 777to stand more chances to win Le 20 Million during the month of Ramadan. He also outlined series of other chances such as Le 400,000, Le 300,000, Le 200,000 or better still have the chance to spin the wheel of fortune where lucky subscribers can win 21 inches Plasma TV, 2.5 KVA Generator, Freezer, top up card, and other attractive prizes. He said to stand a chance to win the full Hajj Package that comprises of traveling and accommodation, subscribers should send blank SMS to 7120

Africell Communication Officer Tommy Terry Coker who announcing the names of the 67 lucky winners said the cash prizes ranged from Le 200,000 to 400,00,while the items won included a Freezer, 21 inches Plasma TV and 2.5 KVA Generator.

Tommy Terry Coker flanked by Arthur gazingat the winner as he speaks

Making a remark of appreciation, one of the winners who clinched the 21 Inches Television by the name of Anthony Lahai commended Africell for introducing such a wonderful promotion for subscribers. He confessed that it was the true moment for him to believe in Africell promotions as not dubious gambling ways of duping people since he said he often detested promotions held by mobile companies as gambling and fake methods to eat subscribers’ monies.

Bomber Winner happily receiving his prize

Mary Turay pose with her Freezer as Arthur speaks back



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