GOtv Ghana Limited, held its final draw in the series of draws, designed to reward its loyal customers in the “GOtv GYE WODIE3 PROMO” promotion, which was launched on Friday 21st November, 2014.
The colourful ceremony, held at the car park of the Accra Mall on Friday 20th February, 2015, was attended by a representative from National Lottery Authority (NLA), Management and staff of GOtv Ghana, subscribers, and members of the press corps.
Seventy-seven (77) lucky winners were rewarded with prizes including a Brand New Saloon Car, 55-inch LED Digital TV, 39 inch LED Digital TV, Alarm Panels, Goody Bags, Home Theatre Systems, Toasters, Weekend for 2 vouchers, tablet, shopping vouchers, walker 7 and GOtv decoders.
The nationwide promotion which registered about 6,000 subscribers was in collaboration with the National Lotteries Authority (NLA) on the Caritas Lottery Platform, with Hisense, Airtel Money, BUKA Restaurant and Master Alarms, as sponsors.
Speaking at the event, the Director of GOtv Ghana, Mr. Cecil Sunkwa-Mills stated that the company was very pleased with the acceptance of the the GOtv service and GOtv brand over the past few years and reiterated that the promotion was designed to reward loyal customers and also give them something back after they have enjoyed digital entertainment.
Mr. Sunkwa-Mills later congratulated all the subscribers who participated in, and took full advantage of the campaign, by buying a GOtv decoder and paying their monthly subscription. He also thanked Hisense, Airtel Money, BUKA Restaurant and Master Alarms for contributing immensely towards the success of the promotion.
Mr. Kingsley Winfred Afful, the Business Manager of GOtv Ghana Limited, also said that the promotion had been a wonderful experience, as the company seeks to thrill its new subscribers who came on board, as well as to reward already existing subscribers. Mr. Afful also congratulated all the winners in the draw and urged them to expect more exciting programmes in the coming years.
Mr. Stephen Nkrumah, a resident of Obuasi took away the grand prize which was a brand new saloon car. Mr. Nkrumah was all smiles as he received the keys to the car and said he was not just excited, but overwhelmed.
“It took a lot of convincing for me to believe that I had won a brand new car. I didn’t believe it even after I received the call from GOtv. My boss saw the story online and told me. I also saw it on the News segment on TV and that was when I believed it was true. Now i believe that everything GOtv does is genuine so I want everybody to get a GOtv decoder,” he said.
The 2nd Prize Winner, Samuel Yaw Adusei who won a 55’ LED Digital LED TV couldn’t hide his excitement after receiving his prize. “I am so surprised! I never expected to win because I have never believed in these promos. I heard of it but didn’t believe it until today. I was never expecting to win until I got a call from GOtv. This promo is true and I recommend that everybody should buy a GOtv decoder. They have great programmes for kids, women, men and everybody.”
George Kyere, the 3rd Prize Winner took away a 39’ LED Digital LED TV as his prize. he was overjoyed and couldn’t hide his happiness. He said that he loves all the programmes GOtv offers and also urged others to join the GOtv digital entertainment family.
The NLA congratulated GOtv for deciding to reward its valued customers. Mr. Ohene Djan, a representative of the NLA said that the Authority is the only government institution mandated to regulate and supervise such draws, to ensure that the right procedures in selecting winners are used.
He however applauded GOtv for taking advantage of the platform offered under the Caritas medium of the NLA to bring this fantastic experience to their customers. He added that the proceeds from the promotion will help facilitate development in the area of education, portable water, culture and health.
Ms. Rose Ofori Djan, Sales Manager of Hisense also shared in the excitement of the draw and said that the company had successfully worked with GOtv Limited in the past, “and we are still partnering with them in this GYE WO DIE3 PROMO, since it is linked to our products.” She added that, this promo has helped to inform the public about the Hisense Project which is currently running in partnership with the Energy Commission, as it spearheads the campaign to cut down energy consumption in the country.
In all, over 60 people won goody bags, 5 people won Sandwich Toasters, 2 people won Home Theatre Systems and 2 people won Dinner for 2 Vouchers.