Winners of the ‘With Orange Christmas Starts in October’ campaign have hailed Orange Liberia as a truly transformative corporation working to transform the lives of Liberians. The winners made the assertions at close of the campaign held last Thursday, January 11, 2018.
A colorful ceremony marking the occasion was held at the headquarters of Orange Liberia with all twenty-five winners in various categories in attendance.
Orange Liberia awarded a total of five brand new vehicles (two Renault Logan, two Ford Figo and one Toyota Rav 4), ten Hero motorbikes and ten smartphones to its lucky subscribers. The twenty-five winners were symbolic of the 25 days leading up to Christmas in December.
Presenting the grand prizes, Chief Sales Officer Mr. Isaac Muthama and Chief Executive Officer of Orange Mr. Mamadou Coulibaly jointly congratulated the winners.
Mr. Muthama on behalf of Orange encouraged Liberians who were not yet a part of the Orange family to do so; noting that the company had plans to roll out even more exciting new offers in 2018.
“There are more great things to come. We are putting lot of investments into e-recharge, our Orange Money platform and increase our sites across the country,” Mr. Muthama said.
The 10th winner of the Hero Motorbike, Madam Annie Zizivilily told the audience that she had been fasting and praying for God to make an impact on her life.
“it is clear to me today that blessings comes in so many ways. I have been praying to God to help, and this just shows that God can help in so many ways, because I never expected the help I needed to change my life would come from Orange,” Said Madam Zizivilily.
The grand prize winner of the Toyota Rav 4, Mr. Sherman T Gbye of the Doe community in Monrovia also termed his win as a true blessing. Mr. Gbye said, “I always thought that it was impossible to become a winner of some of these fabulous prizes. I never one day in my life imagined Idid win anything from any GSM company.”
He went on to encourage Liberians to subscribe to Orange. Noting Orange can change your life just like how Orange has changed my life and made me a car owner.
Before the prize awards, Corporate Communications Strategist Dr. Kimmie Weeks pointed out that the Christmas Starts in October Campaign was one of many innovative promotions that Orange had rolled out for its subscribers in 2017.
Dr. Weeks said, “We not only had a very successful rebranding program in 2017, but also immediately strived to offer a wide range of products and services to match the needs of our more than one million subscribers.”
Following him, Chief Marketing Officer Mr. Noel Chateau commented on the company’s plan for 2018.
Mr. Chateau detailed a wide range of exciting new programs and services that Orange would offer its subscribers in 2018.
“We are starting the New Year with the motto ‘reaching new horizons together’ and we want all of you to know that with Orange, only the sky is the limit.”
Mr. Chateau elaborated that Orange would bring not only new promotions but increased 4G-LTE coverage, a wide range of new affordable devices to put a smartphone in the hand of everyone, innovative mobile money services, and widespread popularization of e-recharge.
The Liberian National Lotteries Authority for her part applauded the transparency of the prizes stating that the entire process had been completely transparent.