Many lives were forever changed at the popular Oluwole market in Lagos Island on Monday when lucky subscribers including an Ajegunle-based businessman, Adams Danladi and several others who emerged winners in the ongoing Glo “Recharge to Stardom” promo collected their cheques worth millions of naira at a special prize presentation ceremony held in the market.
Danladi, who won N5 million in the promo was joined by several other winners to celebrate at the occasion. The winners include Thomas Nanjul, a soldier based at the 19th Army battalion headquarters in Okitipupa and Akinleye Adesina, an electrician in Ago Iwoye who won N1million each.
Other lucky Glo subscribers who collected their cheques at the occasion include Olusola Kari-Sokoya, a student and Akeem Okebunmi, a businessman who won N25,000 each. Oba Ohaotu, a businessman, Charles Ambaye, a logistics officer and Johncross Okeke, a salesman also collected cheques for the sum N10,000 each at the occasion.
An excited Danladi who makes ice-blocks for sale on an industrial scale in Ajegunle said he was just too surprised that Glo could change his life so suddenly. “I did not even know that a promo was going on. I was just recharging as usual to call my family in Minna, Niger state, he said.
Danladi further explained that he purchased his line when Glo started operations 10 years ago and he and his entire family had been loyal to Glo since then. “I am very happy and excited. Since yesterday, I have been praying for God to continue to bless Glo and its board and management. I want to urge other subscribers to ensure that they pick up calls they receive from Glo Customer Care number, 121. I am like someone who was asking God for a Keke Napep, now Glo has given me a trailer”, he stated.
Another winner of N1 million in the promo, Army Lance Corporal Thomas Nanjul said that he was discouraged by his friends and colleagues when he told them that he had won a prize from Glo. “They did not believe it could be real. But now I am so happy and elated. This is an opportunity my family has been waiting for. Now, we have a brighter future ahead of us, courtesy Glo. Thank you Glo for blessing your ordinary subscribers“, he said.
Adesina Akinleye, an electrician from Ago Iwoye, Ogun state was also full of thanks to the Chairman and management of Glo for remembering subscribers during the 10th anniversary of the company. “I was just loading my phone normally as I usually do not participate in lotteries. But God made it possible for me to win. I want to thank Dr. Mike Adenuga for what he is doing and to wish him long life. I want Glo to continue to promote and develop Nigeria’s culture just as it has been doing”, he said.
While speaking at the occasion, the Oluwa of Lagos and Apapa, Chief Mukaila Kolawole Lawal said he was one of the first Nigerians to subscribe to the Glo network. “The network has been performing very well, offering very affordable tariffs and making it easy for me to reach my children within and outside the country. I want to thank the staff and management for the good job they are doing while urging Nigerians to be loyal to this indigenous network”, he said.
Launched in July this year, the Glo “Recharge to Stardom” promo offers thousands of loyal subscribers on the Glo network the opportunity to win any of the various cash prizes on offer. Prepaid and post-paid Glo subscribers who recharge with N200 and above during the promo period stand a chance of winning any of the prizes ranging in the N10,000, N25,000 and N1 million band; subscribers who recharge up to N1000 can win up to N5 million while subscribers who recharge up to N5,000 during the promo period stand a chance of winning the grand prize of N25million.