Le500M Up for Grabs in Africell Ramadan 2019 Show

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As part of their corporate social responsibility, Sierra Leone’s leading GSM Company, Africell SL. on Friday 3rd May 2018 launched its Ramadan 2019 Show. The event took place at the Africell headquarters in Wilberforce.
The promotion is aimed at supporting their valuable subscribers with Data and Airtime Recharges, with a Star Prize of Le100, 000,000 that is up for grabs. The promotion is slated to start today, Monday 6th May to end on Tuesday 4th June 2019.
Speaking at the launching ceremony, Africell’s Chief Corporate Officer, Joe Abass Bangura, disclosed that as a company that respects all religious faith in the country, it is pleased to join Muslims in Sierra Leone and the world over in heralding the holy month of Ramadan.
In this respect, he added that Africell is proud to maintain their tradition of being at the cutting edge of technological innovation in the industry and always bringing innovative promotional events that provide their subscribers with opportunities to celebrate their religious festivals, with fun and games and eventually winning great prizes.
He further disclosed that this year’s Ramadan promo dubbed: ‘The Treasure Hunt’ provides subscribers the opportunity to win more than Le 500,000,000 (five hundred million Leones) by the end of the promotion.
He further explained that for subscribers to participate in the promo, Africell subscribers should send blank SMS to or call 777 to automatically qualify for the electronic draw for that day.
“Every blank SMS sent, or call made to 777, automatically gives the subscriber 2 chances at a cost of Le650.00; which is given back as On Net bonus, which must be utilized before midnight of the same day,” he added.
He maintained that during the draw, qualifying numbers will be randomly drawn electronically in the studio, after which any selected number will be called and the subscriber instructed to choose from 1-40 from the ‘Treasure Tree’. The subscriber will then stand a chance to win Data, Recharge and Cash prizes or a chance to access the ‘Wheel of Fortune’ or the ‘Treasure Hunt’ and a chance to win the Star Prize of Le100 million.
He however reminded subscribers and the general public that the stipulated Lottery Tax from Le500,000 to Le10M which is 10% will be deducted, adding that a tax of 20% shall also be deducted from winnings from Le10M above; payable to the NRA.
Several speakers like Nancy Joseph and others made short statements buttressing the Corporate Affairs boss’ statement. The program was chaired by Abdul Karim.

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