Western Union gives away cars in mega consumer promo
Western Union, a global payments service, has announced the winners of the ‘Western Union Mega Promo.’ Gabriel Osikoya, a legal practitioner and Gloria Edafe Asedegbega, a businesswoman, emerged winners through a raffle draw, witnessed by officials of the Lagos State Lotteries Board and the Consumer Protection Council. In addition to the two cars, 50 lucky customers won consolation prizes.
Osikoya had no inkling that his decision to send money through Western Union to his cousin in need would earn him a new car as reward for his good gesture. “When I was informed that I had won a new car, I couldn’t believe it. I am very grateful to Western Union for this reward,” he said.
For Asedegbega who has been a long time Western Union customer described the win as a dream come true.
Aside from the star prizes, 50 other lucky customers won kitchen appliances such as microwave oven and a kitchen blender each. One of the winners, Mrs. Ugonna Onyenekwu, a medical doctor, said her reward was a surprise, adding, “I feel very good. This was unexpected. It’s like a free gift from nowhere.” Another winner, a 25-year old Ogundairo Olakunle, said he was happy going home with the kitchen appliances. The university undergraduate said he would continue to use Western Union with the hope of winning bigger prizes in the future.
The first phase of the Western Union Mega Promo ran from July 24 to August 31, 2017. The second phase of the promotion called ‘WU Back To School Mega Promotion’ will run from September 18 to October 31, 2017. To qualify for the promotion, consumers must send money overseas via Western Union.
In the second phase of this promo two lucky winners will win new cars via a raffle draw in addition to 50 consolation prizes.
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