Ghana: Woman, 24, Wins Brand New Hyundai Car in MTN Mobile Money @10 Promo  

Madam Salomey Armah, a 24-year-old in her newly won car. Picture credit: Fred Duhoe of Multimedia

Accra, Ghana, July 9, 2019//-Madam Salomey Armah, a 24-year-old worker of BAH Microfinance company in Accra today emerged as the ultimate winner of the second batch of the MTN Mobile Money @ 10 promotion.

 She beat her competitors to win the brand new Hyundai i10 car to the surprise of manyWhile other winners received cheques ranging from GHC2, 000.00 to GHC10, 000.00, some also went home with flat TV screen sets as their prizes.

Speaking at the awards ceremony in Accra, the General Manager of Mobile Financial Services at MTN Ghana, Eli Hini explained the promotion is a “Point based” and “winners are expected to accumulate points during the month to win any of the prizes at stake.

Madam Armah is also living in Dansoman, a suburb of Accra. Madam Rebecca Tsotso Quaye, a 70-year-old petty trader won the first edition is based in the same area.

Subscribers can gain points by undertaking transactions from their wallet to merchants (via merchant IDs) for retail payments, transferring from their wallets to other wallets and using MoMo to purchase data and airtime, bill payments, among others”.

The top point earners for each month will be awarded, he stated.

According to Mr Hini, the promotion which was launched June 2019 would reward the top 1000 Mobile Money (MoMo) subscribers every month for three months.

Prizes include 10 Hyundai cars, Samsung 65UHD smart TVsand e- cash of up to GH₵ 3000.

“MTN recognizes the contribution of MoMo customers to the success we have achieved. Our celebration will be incomplete without an unforgettable experience hence the reward of 1000 customers each month.”

The “MoMo at 10 promo” will end on the 31st of August. Monthly winners will be notified only by MTN authorised personnel and via 0244 300 000.

Winners will be given a two-week notification to claim their prize or indicate interest in the prize. In the event where selected winners are not available to claim the prize, the prize will be awarded to the next customer in order of ranking.

Madam Armah receiving the key to the car while Mr Hini, GM Mobile Financial Services of MTN Ghana looks on

During the promo, Mr Hini said MTN would continue intensify its campaign against fraud and reminded customers of the service not to share their PINs with anybody.

On behalf of the winners, Madam Armah, the ultimate winner thanked MTN Ghana for organizing the promo and urged all and sundry to take part in the promo.

The MTN Mobile Money 10th anniversary celebration activities serve as avenues to further deepen financial inclusion on the many financial services available on the platform to make the lives of customers simple.

Instructively, MTN MoMo was launched in July 2009 to provide ease of undertaking financial transaction on the phone.

Launched with two main services namely Money Transfer and Airtime Purchase, the platform has six major categories of financial transactions under which varying services are provided. These are pensions, insurance, Savings, micro loans, international remittances and banking options.

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