January 29, 2019
By Yusufu S. Bangura
As they ended their 2018 ‘win big’ 2018 Christmas promotion, Orange Telecom, one of the leading GSM providers in the country, last (Saturday 26th January) did their last raffle draw, where two lucky subscribers won the sum of one hundred millions Leones each from Kambia District and Freetown.
Orange Telecom, in December launched their 2018 end of year promotion title ‘win big in which many Sierra Leoneans using their network stood the chance to win brand new tricycles plus of one year free fuel from Total Petroleum and maintenance agreement and star prize of two hundred million Leoneans.
The final raffle draw, which was done at the Sierra Leone Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC), was witnessed by Orange Telecom staff, previous winners of the promotion, entertainers and journalists.
Speaking during the draw, Director of Marketing at Orange Telecom Sierra Leone, Laurent Kiba, stated that the company was not only operating in the country for profit making but that they also care about their subscribers, which was why they launched the promotion as a means of giving back to society.
He highlighted some of the facilities they offered to their customers, adding that the company had set aside six brand new Bajaj tricycles plus one year free fuel from Total Petroleum and maintenance agreement.
The first winner from Kambia District, Abdul Yillah, in a telephone conversation, identified himself as a university graduate who was without job and expressed delight for being one of the lucky winners of the one hundred million Leones.
Marttha Kpukumu, second winner of the one hundred million Leones from Freetown, introduced herself as student from Fourah Bay College (FBC).
She thanked orange mobile company and expressed that she was very proud to have been a subscriber to the company.
“I can’t express how grateful I am to Orange for transforming my life. It would have taken me years’ to have 100m Leones but Orange has made it possible for me.This money is going to help me greatly to accomplish my education,” she said.