Glo splashes N300m on Season 3 “text4millions” promo

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Glo splashes N300m on Season 3 “text4millions” promo

National operator Globacom has launched Season 3 of its popular and highly rewarding Glo “text4millions” promo, which is aimed at rewarding customer loyalty while economically transforming the lives of subscribers on the Glo network.

Speaking at the promo unveiling ceremony, Globacom’s Acting Head of Marketing, Adeniyi Olukoya said that Season 3 of the promo has been made more exciting and rewarding for subscribers who choose to participate in the promo.

He said that Globacom is committed to evolving unique initiatives that will give superior benefits, hope and prosperity to its loyal subscribers and indeed all Nigerians irrespective of the communities in which they live.

“With a payout of up to N300m in cash and prizes, Season 3 of the Glo “text4millions promo is bound to transform the lives of many more of our subscribers across the country, and by extension, positively touch the lives of their family members”, he stated.

Olukoya explained that Globacom decided to introduce the third season of the promo due to its massive popularity among subscribers, adding that the new season will see a significant increase of cash payout as well as remarkable improvement in other prizes to be given out while retaining its transparency and credibility.

Elaborating on the promo, Globacom’s Head of Value Added Services, Samson Isa said that Season 3 of the promo is being organized in order to reach out to the company’s large subscriber base and reward them for their patronage over the years.

He said that each lucky winner in the promo can win from N30,000 up to N3 million daily or N6 million weekly based on the number of sms sent by the winner. There will also be two monthly prizes of N12 million cash and a grand prize of N24 million for lucky subscribers during the 100 days duration of the promo. Consolation prizes of I-pods, Samsung Galaxy tabs, HP laptops and N500 airtime for 100 winners will also be given out to lucky winners on a daily basis.

Isa enjoined all existing and potential Glo subscribers to participate in the promo as anyone could be a winner by just texting the word “WIN” to the short code 2012.

Also speaking at the occasion, the Assistant Director, National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Obi Iregbu, commended Globacom for rewarding its subscribers once again through the Glo “text4millions” promo. He urged subscribers to join the network and participate in the promo, assuring that the Commission will perform its oversight functions to ensure that Glo keeps to its promise of making the promo transparent and credible.

In his own contribution at the event, Adebola Olugbenga, a mechanic who won N10 million in Season 2 of the promo, expressed profound appreciation to Glo for changing his life forever. He urged Nigerians to join the Glo network and participate in Season 3 of the promo.

“Glo has changed my life forever. Today, I live in my own house and I have invested so heavily in my business that I can proudly say that I am no longer a mechanic but an engineer”, he said.

“Glo “text4millions is an sms-based promotion that simply requires subscribers to send WIN to a short code (2012) and accumulate points in order to qualify for the daily, weekly and final draws where they stand to win fantastic life changing prizes running into millions of Naira,” he said.



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