WRITTEN BY DAVE OKPOKWASILI
Winners have begun to emerge at the annual Airtel Red Hot promotion with a winner of ten million naira Mr Chinonso Ikezulumba presented with the prize money in Awka.
The Red Hot promotion is Airtel yearly customer reward initiative which began on December 6th 2016 to run to Sunday February 3rd, 2017 and , has produced winners across the country.
The most recent grand winner, Mr Chinonso Ikezulumba, a business man from Adazi- Ani, Anaocha Local Government Area of Anambra state, based in Nnewi, was presented with a cheque of ten million naira at the Airtel office in Awka.
Mr Ikezulumba who fell on the ground at the receipt of the cheque, could not hide his joy as he spoke to newsmen.
The mother of the grand winner , Mrs Elizabeth Ikezulumba, and his sister, Precious Ikezulumba, thanked Airtel for the initiative and promised to become ambassadors of the company.
Other winners, Miss Chinenye Umeagudosi a student from Umuchu in Aguata Local Government Area and Miss Ukamaka Muomaife, a student from Ihiala who won one hundred thousand naira each, said they were shocked when they were called on phone to come and collect their prize money.
Speaking to the ABS, the Regional operations Director of Airtel Nigeria, South Region, Mrs Veronica Onoja, said that the initiative is geared towards appreciating the customers of the network who have been committed to the company.
On their part the special Adviser to the Governor on youth Empowerment, Dr Onyeka Ibezim and Managing Director of ABS, Nze Uche Nworah, praised the company for the initiative while restating that it falls in line with the state government’s commitment at empowering the youths and touching the lives of Ndi Anambra .