By Kokumo Goodie, Lagos, Nigeria
Amidst huge excitement and celebration, the Season 3 of consumer reward initiative tagged Airtel Red Hot Promo came to an end at the weekend as the last batch of customers who emerged winners of all-expense paid trip to Dubai in the promo were seen off at the airport.
The winners comprising customers from different parts of the country were presented their tickets at a colourful ceremony held at Ikeja, Lagos with top executives from the National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC), Consumer Protection Council (CPC), friends and relatives of winners in attendance.
Among the winners were a civil servant from Katsina, Kabiru Musa; school teacher from Akwa Ibom, Veronica Ette; Bauchi-based politician Abisu Mamiyo; Kaduna-based music producer, Abodurin Babatunde; businessman, from Anambra, Nnamdi Onuzulike; an account officer with a Lagos-based water treatment company, Noel Ukeje; a businessman, Sodiq Oladipupo and Ademola Abimbola, an entrepreneur from Lagos.
Excited to have emerged winners in promo, the customers praised the telco for creating an initiative to appreciate customers on the network. “Airtel deserves huge commendation for this great offer given to customers. I am impressed. The company fulfilled my dream to experience Dubai. It is a trip not everyone can afford, but Airtel made it possible for me to enjoy my holiday,” Ademola Abimbola who chose to travel with children said.
Speaking at the prize presentation to winners, Director, Enterprise Business, Airtel, Tawa Bolarin, noted that the company remains passionate about connecting customers to their dreams and providing credible platforms for them to achieve their greatness.
“Airtel Red Hot Promo 3 is a strong demonstration of our resolve to reward, excite and uplift our customers for their patronage and loyalty, while we also welcome and offer huge opportunities to new users to our network,” she said.
Head, Mass Segment, Airtel, Dipo Jolaosho, who briefly explained the promo also noted that customers only had to recharge and make calls to win the various prizes in Red Hot Promo Season 3, adding that “the during the 60 days while the promo lasted, Airtel excited its customers with various giveaways. “The next season would be much more exciting,” he said.
While responding to questions, Jolaosho said Airtel in his generosity got international passport for some customers who had emerged winners but could not afford to pay for the passports.
Deputy Manager, NLRC, Onyemenam Daniel, applauded Airtel for keeping abiding by the rules and regulations stipulated by the regulatory bodies on promotions. “Airtel showed transparency, integrity in every step of the Red Hot promo and the company is commended,” Daniel said.