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Africell doles out millions to winners

January 8, 2018

The star prize winner of Le50 million, Salamatu Koroma, received her money from Africell’s Joe Abass Bangura

Africell climaxed their Christmas and New Year’s Eve jamboree by handing over millions of Leones as cash prize winnings to lucky subscribers who took part in the promotion.

Six subscribers: Fatmata Munu, Chernor Conteh, James Bangura, Augustine Kassigbie and Hawa Kamara took home Le 10miilion each, while Salamatu Koroma, a widow and mother of six, was presented with the star prize of Le50 million.

“True to our unique tradition as a company, Africell did not only close 2017 busy making Sierra Leoneans millionaires, we also greeted 2018 by making many more people multi-millionaires,” Africell’s Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Joe Abass Bangura said.

He recalled that during the Christmas Bonanza, which lasted from December 18 to 30, subscribers participated by recharging their phones with any amount and got the chance in the daily draws to win Le1 million.

He reminded the audience about provisions in the Finance Act of 2008 which states that all lottery winning from Le500,000 and above are subject to 10% lottery tax.

He assured of their desire to continue to protect the proud tradition of always introducing unrivalled innovative promotions that accord their esteemed subscribers the opportunity to celebrate their religious festivals, play fun games and win great prizes in the process.

“We will continue to be at the cutting edge of providing Sierra Leoneans with the best quality service along with the most affordable tariffs that the industry can provide in the country,” Bangura assured.

At the end of the promotions, a total of 189 subscribers won megabytes of data and cash amounting to Le236, 990,000.

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