Business News of 2014-01-29

Watermelon seller wins Airtel’s sleek BMW

Lady luck smiled on Hajiya Fati Issaka, a watermelon seller at Asokore Mampong in the Ashanti Region, as she won a brand new BMW car during the Airtel Supa Star Promotion last Friday.
Hajiya Fati, an Airtel subscriber, who was accompanied by her husband and family members to the venue, was beaming with smiles when officials of Airtel Ghana, a leading telecommunication company in the country, presented the keys of the car to her.
The watermelon seller, who could not hide her joy, told the gathering at the colorful ceremony that Airtel had improved her life, noting that services provided by Airtel were low-priced so people should patronise it.
The Supa Star Promo, which commenced in August 2013, officially came to an end in January 2014.
About 15,000 Airtel subscribers won various prizes worth GH¢650,000 during the promotion.
The Head of Corporate Communications and External Affairs, Airtel Ghana, Donald Gwira, said the promotion was to reward customers of Airtel and also to improve its services.
The Marketing Director, Airtel Ghana, Manu Rajan, said his outfit would continue to be responsive to the needs of its customers by offering attractive services and promotions for Airtel subscribers.
The Zonal Business Manager of Airtel, Ashanti Region, Walter Tabi-Debbrah, said the winners took home sleek BMW cars, Samsung smartphones, shopping vouchers and airtime during the promotion.
He disclosed that six of the winners in the promotion enjoyed a trip of a lifetime to Brazil, admonishing the populace to switch to Airtel to benefit from improved services and promotions.