13-year-old girl, four others receive Le50m each
March 9, 2017 By Hassan Gbassay Koroma
Thirteen years old Isata Williams of the International Secondary School in Freetown, and four others on Tuesday, 7th March, 2017 received cheques of fifty million Leones each after they emerged as the final winners of the Airtel ‘Bomba +++ 70 days promotion.
It could be recalled that in November, 2016, Airtel telecommunications company in Sierra Leone unveiled the promotion code named: ‘Bomba Millionaire +++’ with the huge sum of two billion Leones with some 2,300 customers expected to win cash and other valuable items.
Speaking at a well-attended ceremony at their head office at Hill Station to mark the end of the promotion, the Chief Finance Officer, Gaelle Kerlan, expressed happiness for the fact that there was lady among the five winners from across the country.
The ceremony attracted winners of the promotion and their relatives, Airtel staff and other dignitaries from both Freetown and the provinces.
Also speaking, was the Revenue & Market Planning Manager, Abibatu Junisa, who noted that the ‘Bomba promotion started just after the Ebola scourge because Airtel was finding ways of giving back to the people.
She said before reaching the final stage of the promotion, one thousand three hundred and twenty (1320) had won one million Leones each during the seventy days promotion.
She further called on the winners to take the good massage to others that Airtel promotion was reality and asked them to make good use of the money to transform their lives and that of their families.
Hassan Kamara, one of the winners, said he was grateful to Airtel and that before now, he was a school dropout because his parents were late.
He narrated that he used to sell cold water in the streets of Freetown for his elder brother until the night he received a call from Airtel that he had won fifty million Leones.
He promised to make sure that he use the money wisely.
The five final winners of the promotion including Isata Williams, Hassan Kamara, Sorie Kamara, Cherrinor Bah and Sulaiman Kandeh, from the four regions of the country expressed happiness and promised to use the money wisely.