Africell Launches “The Wave Yu Flag Promotion”

To Support 62nd Independence Anniversary…

As Sierra Leone will be celebrating its Sixty-Second Independence Anniversary Celebration on the 27th April, 2023, Africell-Sierra Leone has launched, “The Wave Yu Flag” Independence Promotion in a quest to give back to their valuable subscribers.

It could be recalled that Sierra Leone gained independence on the 27th of April 1961 and Republican status on the 19th of April 1971 and since Independence, there have been many changes in the socio-political and economic spheres.

Speaking during the launching ceremony, the Chief Corporate Affairs Manager of Africell, Jose Abass Bangura, intimated that the initiative behind the ‘Wave You Flag Promotion,’ is to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Sierra Leone.

Joe Abass Bangura furthered it is a fusion of both traditional and modern showcasing of the country’s diversity and unity on Independence Day adding that Africell Sierra Leone will have an interactive offer and challenging activities with a new song and music video to connect with the general public and promote the country’s rich culture, history and national pride.

Joe Abass Bangura added that even though it is not rosy but we are better as a country compared to other nations because we are not at war and the country is experiencing a stable peace.

Joe Abass Bangura said “This Wave You Flag” promotion is in three different categories as the first part is that if you are not an Africell subscriber you can buy and register a new Africell sim card and get the Green, White, and Blue Sierra Leone flag free with five minutes talk time, fifty sms and twenty-five megabytes which you will use for internet connectivity.

He said the second aspect is that as an Africell subscriber, you can take a photo with the Sierra Leone flag, post it on your social media, and tag africellsl on the various social media handles adding that the top ten posts with the most engagements and likes on each platform will receive 2.5 gigabytes.

Whereas for Tik Tok, the top three male and female most creative participants with the highest likes, views, comments, and cumulative engagement will get cash prizes as the first position will bag home NLe 5,000, Second runners up NLe 3,000, and the third position will win NLe 2,000.

Joe Abass Bangura called on all and sundry to be part of : “The Wave You Flag” promotion as Sierra Leone is a resilient and steadfast country that has surpassed the ten-year civil war, Ebola, and COVID-19 pandemic.

He underscored how Africell aims at making a difference through the communication sector and the community being Sierra Leone’s leading telecommunications, data operator, internet connectivity, and Mobile Money Service Provider.

He ended by congratulating and wishing every Muslim a happy Eid Mubarak for adhering to one of the five pillars of Islam which is Fasting (sawm) which dictates that during the daylight hours of Ramadan, the ninth month in the Islamic calendar, all healthy adult Muslims are required to abstain from food and drink.


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