Airtel Malawi presented a K1 million cheque to the first winner, Rhoda Hara in the Bandulo-Bandulo promotion on Wednesday in Chilomoni Township, Blantyre.
Hara a teacher by profession at Namiwawa Primary School in Blantyre could not contain her excitement after getting the cheque.
“I have run out of words and l thank God because l did not expect to win such an amount after buying a K70 bundle,” she told reporters.
Hara said that she will use part of the money in paying school fees to her two sons. The first one is doing journalism at Malawi Institute of Journalism, while the other one is in secondary school.
In his remarks, after presenting the cheques, Airtel Marketing Director, Frank Magombo, said the aim of the competition is to reward loyal customers as well as encourage those who don’t purchase bundles to take advantage of the competition to do, saying the bundles are affordable and convenient.
Magombo said since the competition commenced on August 15 they have received an overwhelming response from their customers and that they are very excited as Airtel to award the customers who use their services.
Magombo assured Airtel customers of fairness and transparency in the competition, stating that the 28 K1 million winners will come from across all the districts in the country.
The competition will run until December 5. A total of 2029 winners with one lucky customer walking away with a grand prize of K10 million.
The draw also saw 70 customers walk away with K10, 000 each and 70 others with 4G MiFi routers.
Every week of the draw, two lucky winners will be walking away with K1 million each that by the end of the 14 weeks of the promotion, 28 millionaires would have been made.”
Over I, 000 people will also walk away with K10, 000 each and 1000 4G MIFI routers are up for grabs.Follow and Subscribe Nyasa TV :