Rwanda Focus (Kigali)

Rwanda: Tigo Brings Bonane to Musanze

Tigo Rwanda's Bonane promotion prizes give away moved to Musanze, rewarding the week five winners based in the Northern Province.

Yvette Umutoniwase, went home with Frw 500,000 while ten other lucky winners got cash prizes of Frw 20, 000 and 50, 000 plus smartphones. Umutoniwase who received her check at Tigo Service Centre in Musanze, said that the prize will make this festive season one of the best for their family. "I thank my husband and my little son who encouraged me to keep playing," she remarked.

Tigo Rwanda launched the promotion in mid-November 2013. By sending the code *250*friendnumber# lucky winners are instantly notified by SMS with the prize they are winning. Over 6000 customers receive airtime prizes ranging from Frw 100 to 5000 daily as another hundred winners get cash prizes and smartphones.

"We are delighted to bring the Bonane Prizes give away week five to Musanze," said Didier Mutabazi, entertainment category manager at Tigo Rwanda added. "Tigo wanted to celebrate this great give-away with the people of Musanze close to where they live."

To participate, Tigo users send the USSD code (*250*) followed by a friends number # then Yes/ok. The cost of the promotion is Frw 50. Winners collect their prizes weekly and are allowed to choose one friend to be rewarded with the exact same prize. Tigo plans to run this promotion until mid of January 2014.

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