Telecommunications giant, Globacom, on Monday said five new winners of its consumer-loyalty promotion tagged ‘GO RUSSIA’ have departed for Russia.
The five lucky subscribers are Aseruoma Glory Aworiwo from Delta State, Ajayi Odunayo Felix from Oyo State, Ojokojo Ernest Paul from Delta State, Izuchukwu Kizito Alih from Enugu State and Oladele Oluseyi Adetokunbo from Osun State.
A statement by the company said with the new set of five winners, a total of 17 winners have so far enjoyed the all-expense-paid trip to Russia out of the 22 lucky winners scheduled to benefit from the promo. The last set of five winners would be unveiled next week after the last draw, the company revealed.
“12 subscribers have returned from Russia after visits to different monuments, tourist attractions and historical sites where they were treated to delightful experiences”, a statement from the company’s corporate headquarters said.
Globacom, at a send-off ceremony on Saturday, felicitated with the winners, and also commended them for being loyal to the network over the years, while advising them to represent Nigeria and the Glo brand well in the East European nation.
At the ceremony, the excited winners gave kudos to the foremost telecommunications company for introducing the promo for the benefit of its loyal customers.
One of the new winners, Oluseyi Adetokunbo, an Analyst with a Microfinance Bank said, “I was excited when I received the call, but my colleagues said it was a scam. Now I can confirm to them that it is real”.
In the same vein, Aseruoma Glory Aworiwo disclosed, “I did not believe when I got a call from Glo to inform me that I won. It was until I got to the Glo outlet on Warri-Sapele Road that I realized it was true. Nigerians should keep on using Glo, you don’t know, it might be your turn next time”.
Another winner, Ajayi Odunayo Felix, who is a fish farmer, expressed appreciation to Globacom for the wonderful opportunity to travel outside the country. “I am so excited as this will be the first time I will be travelling outside West Africa”.
Globacom explained that subscribers who desire to participate in the promo are required to use N3, 000 on Voice calls or a minimum of N5, 000 on Voice and Data to qualify for the draw.”
The incremental usage of N500 over N3000 for Voice or N5, 000 for Voice and Data attracts an extra entry to the draw. Also, the more the airtime used by subscribers, the higher the chances of winning”, the company said.
In addition to this, interested subscribers are expected to send GO to 240 on the Glo network in order to participate in the promo.