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MTN Rewards First Winners of MoMo Nyabo Waka Promotion

Richard Yego the MD MTN MoMo Uganda during the launch of MoMoNyabo Waaka Promotion. (Courtesy Photo)

MTN Uganda has awarded the first winners of its MoMo Nyabo Waka promotion with three (3) brand new Toyota Succeeds out of the 24 cars that are up for winning. The 3 winners Geoffrey Twinamatsiko, Muzamiru Wasswa, and Agnes Naluwooza were winners from Masaka, Nansana, and Namagunga respectively.

Twinamatsiko who received the car first was in disbelief of his great luck until the car was handed over to him amidst celebrations from his family, friends, and well-wishers.

On Saturday, May 21st dozens of people stormed Muzamiru’s home in Nansana to witness and celebrate the handing over process of the second Toyota Succeed car. Muzamiru who had lost his job as a special hire car driver expressed his gratitude to the MTN team — “What a miracle MTN has performed in my life. I am going to resume making money but this time round in my own car, that I have got by simply depositing UGX20,000shillings,” said Muzamiru.

The first giveaway ended in Namagunga with the lucky winner of the brand new Toyota Succeed being 48-year-old, Agnes Naluwooza. “This is the first car I am owning in my entire life. I can’t explain what I feel in my heart but thank you so much MTN Momo Nyabo Waaka. This is a dream come true,” she said.

Naluwooza who is currently working as a school cook in one of the schools in Namagunga emphasized that this is a turning point in her life and urged Ugandans to continue using mobile money to stand a chance to win.

The company also awarded the UGX100,000 to 2,000 MoMo customers as well.

MTN Mobile Money Uganda Ltd launched the 4th edition of the MoMo Nyabo promotion after almost two years on hold due to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

While launching the campaign at Ntinda Industrial Park on May 9th, Mr. Richard Yego, MTN Mobile Money Managing Director said “We are happy to engage and excite our MTN MoMo customers again now that the economy is fully reopened.”

During the edition which is running for 8 weeks under the theme “MoMoNyabo Waaka” — will be giving out prizes worth UGX2.5 billion that will be won by 16,000 MTN MoMo customers and agents across the country. MTN Mobile Money Uganda Ltd will be giving away 24 brand new cars (3 every week), UGX100,000 to 2,000 MoMo customers (every week), and UGX100,000 to 675 MTN mobile money agents (every week).

To take part in the promotion, customers have to simply deposit UGX20,000 on their MTN MoMo accounts to stand a chance of winning cars or cash prizes. The MoMo Nyabo Waka draws are conducted live on NBS TV and Bukedde TV every Thursday at 8.30 PM (EAT) and winners will be contacted only by 0312120000, which is the official calling number from MTN Mobile Money Uganda Ltd. The company has called upon its customers to be vigilant of conmen.

MTN has also urged customers to ensure that their MTN mobile money sim cards are registered fully in the same names reflected on their National Identifications to easily process their winnings.

MTN Uganda CMO, Mr. Somdev Sen has also called on all MTN MoMo customers to participate in the promotion. “We didn’t have MTN MoMo Nyabo because of Covid-19 but now we are back. We are now ready to come back — and what we’re going to ensure happens over the next 8 weeks is a lot of celebrations, a lot of fun, and a lot of winning.”

Yego said, “Get prepared to celebrate MTN mobile money for the next 8 weeks. Get prepared to win. Get prepared to deposit UGX20,000 on your accounts, and the more you deposit the higher are chances of winning — so keep doing this every day and perhaps you will get a call from us.”

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