Total telecommunications operator, Globacom, is poised to give out a total of N125 million naira in cash prizes to its subscribers in a new promotion tagged Glo Hamma Millions.
The promo which is a consumer reward scheme would run for the next 100 days. It was launched on Monday at Globacom’s headquarters, Mike Adenuga Towers, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The company’s Coordinator, Enterprise Sales, Mr. Foluso Aderibigbe explained that five fortunate customers would go home with a life-transforming sum of N5 million each, making a total of N25 million. A N5m winner would emerge every 20 days.
Subscribers will also have access to N100,000 cash to be won by 1,000 other lucky subscribers in addition to the N5m jackpot prize. Aderibigbe added that 10 subscribers will each win N100,000 cash every day for 100 days, making a total of 1,000 winners and a total of N100 million.
Globacom said it instituted the reward scheme was developed because it appreciated the customers as the focal point of its operations and that a total of 1005 winners will emerge in the promo. “We are aware of the economic challenges faced by many now, and we are constantly looking for ways to positively impact the lives of our subscribers and help ease the difficult times," he said, adding that "we are committed to changing the lives of our people for good and to rewarding our loyal subscribers across the country. Glo Hamma Millions Promo is therefore designed to achieve this purpose."
According to the network, “to win in Glo Hamma Millions Promo, customers are required to text ‘GLO’ to 555 and answer a football trivia question. Within minutes of texting, subscribers will receive a particular question. A fresh question shows up each time the code is sent. After each text, N100 will be deducted from the subscribers’ account,” Aderibigbe explained, adding that draws would be done daily to determine the winners.
He disclosed that the company was excited to launch the promotion at this time considering that several corporate organizations were adopting cost-cutting strategies to cope with current economic challenges. “For us, we are thinking of how to give more value to our customers. Glo Hamma Millions Promo is therefore a testimony to the premium Globacom places on its subscribers.”
While calling on prepaid subscribers on the Glo network to seize the opportunity to text as many times as possible to increase their chances of winning the fantastic prizes being offered by Globacom in the promo, Aderibigbe explained that it had distinguished itself as an operator that spares no resources in appreciating its customers. The company has since inception organized several customer-appreciation schemes with different category of winners emerging from all nooks and crannies of the country.
The new customer reward scheme is in tandem with Globacom’s tradition of always rewarding its subscribers with mouth-watering prizes in customer appreciation. Text4millions promo and Overload are some of Globacom's promos which gave out millions of Naira in cash prizes to subscribers.
Representatives of telecoms regulatory authorities at the event also hailed the promo and described it as an innovative way to empower subscribers. According to the Lagos Zonal Controller of NCC, Mr. Okechukwu Aninweke, “NCC is always very happy and proud of the networks when they introduce innovative products and services, especially this initiative which is all about rewarding subscribers.
He said the commission was aware of the network enhancements Globacom had done which has boosted its capacity. “But we would like to
Lagos Zonal Office Coordinator, National Lottery Regulatory Commission Mr. Fidelis Ajibogun also said his commission endorsed the promo. He opined that transparency was very important to the commission saying “We will ensure that everyone who participates in this promo will have equal chance of winning. We will also make sure that once you are declared a winner, you will have your prize”.