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Nigeria centenary winners rewarded

07 July 2014, 21:35

Lagos - Airtel has rewarded the first winners of its Nigeria Centenary Lottery.

Dr Samuel Akpan, who resides in Calabar, Cross River State, emerged the first Airtel customer to win one of the star prizes of Hyundai iX35, while eight other winners have also won cash prizes, laptop, generator and television sets in the lottery that is gaining traction nationwide.

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 promotion 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.

– CAJ News

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