The first 100 Lonestar Cell MTN Back to School Raffle Draw lucky winners were full of excitement on Friday, 20 September upon being told on a live program by MTN staff Mr. Kolubah Flomo that they had won 100% scholarship from the leading GSM Company, the MTN.The Lone Star MTN Back to School Raffle Draw campaign, is intended to dish out about one million dollar to facilitate full scholarships for 500 lucky winners from public schools who paid their school fees using the MTN Mobile Money service.
The campaign enables lucky subscribers to win back all the money they have paid to their various schools through MTN Mobile Money service for the academic year. On Friday, the first draw saw 100 persons receiving 100% scholarships.
This raffle draw follows the launch of the MTN Mobile Money incorporated Back to School campaign on 5 September 2019 with the Ministry of Education. The aim is geared towards giving back to the numerous MTN subscribers attending public schools who pay their school fees through MTN Mobile Money.During the first draw at the company's head office in Congo Town, 100 MTN subscribers were given back the same money they have paid to their various schools.
"Basically we are giving out one million dollars to 500 lucky winners. Today is just the first. So today, we had like one hundred lucky winners," Prince Chesson, head of MTN Mobile Money said after the draw.
The MTN Mobile Money Raffle Draw coincided with the company's celebration of back to school, as MTN staff wore uniforms of the different high schools from which they graduated."As you can see, we are empathizing with our customers, with our esteemed subscribers and we're putting ourselves in your shoes," Mr. Cheesson continues.
He expresses the company's excitement to impact the lives of people, saying the draw on Friday was just the beginning.
According to Chesson, September is called MTN's "Month to Remember," as he discloses a lot of things that the company has in store for its customers, including freebies.
MTN Senior Manager for Business Intelligence, Mr. Abrahim Daramy says it's a pleasure to Lonestar Cell MTN to impact the lives of other people.
Mr. Daramy says 100 customers are given 100% scholarships by Lonestar Cell MTN for the academic year.
"... We'll make sure these people get the money today. We will make sure they receive the money today. We will make sure they'll be on the 100% scholarship from Lonestar Cell MTN," says Mr. Daramy.
Mr. Calvin W. Campbell, Director for Monitoring and Evaluation at the National Lottery Authority (NLA) witnessed the first draw, saying Lonestar MTN has come a long way and has been so transparent in these kinds of initiatives.