Kampala, Uganda: MTN today announces the first lucky winners from the Yarribba Mobile Money promotion launched recently. In the 6 Week Long promotion, MTN Mobile Money registered users stand a chance to win over UGX180 million by simply transacting using MTN Mobile Money.
Speaking at the first draw of the promotion at MTN Towers, MTN Consumer Marketing Manager Flavia Nabaasa said, ‘The mobile phone numbers from this draw are those of the first week’s lucky winners in this exciting promotion. For the next five weeks, another set of winners will be announced at a weekly draw that will see people who actively participate win awesome Mobile Money Prizes, starting from UGX50,000 up to a UGX10,000,000 jackpot. We are extremely excited to give this opportunity to registered MTN Mobile Money customers, who through transacting mobile money stand a chance to win money every single day. We expect that over the next weeks, more and more people will start transacting using mobile money. The more you transact, the easier your chances of winning.’
The Yarribba Mobile Money promotion launched on the 8th November will see registered mobile money users from across Uganda win monies starting from UGX50,000 up to UGX1,000,000 million every single day, and at the end of the week, a draw will see one lucky winner take home a jackpot of UGX10,000,000. The promotion is part of MTN’s 12 year celebration, Yarribba and as part of the celebration, MTN Mobile Money Customers can benefit from simply making as many transactions, which in turn will improve their chances of winning the monies.
‘MTN Mobile Money is truly a Yarribba service, as it allows our customers to transact monies in Uganda, everywhere that they go! The service has become a part of people’s lifestyle. With over 2000 agents across the country, and over 1 million mobile money users, you cannot go wrong with transacting using MTN Mobile Money. You can use mobile money to pay for your DSTV, groceries, salaries, and even campaign facilitation’ said Ms. Nabaasa.
MTN Mobile Money service is currently the biggest person-to-person money transfer service with the largest network of users in Uganda. MTN Mobile Money can be accessed at over 2000 outlets nationwide, including UBA Bank, Post Bank Uganda Limited and Uganda Finance Trust.
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