Fifteen people were last Thursday named as winners of the Devtraco/ Graphic Read and Win Promotion at a draw held at the Graphic head office in Accra.
The 15 lucky winners for the month of May are to receive cash or mobile phones (Samsung J7s and iPhones), as their prizes.
Four out of the 15 participants will each also recieve cash of GH¢1,000, while 10 of them would get a Samsung J7 phone each in addition. One of them would get an iPhone.
Two of the winners were present to recieve their prizes.
A resident of Kawda Estate in Accra, Mr Kofi Dwomo Amadieh, received GH¢1,000 and another person who resides at Ablekuma, Ms Angela Agyekum Ababio, won one of the Samsung J7 phones.
Fifteen people came out as winners in the draw for the month of April. They have since been presented with their prizes.
Ms Angela Agyekum Ababio (left) receiving a Samsung J7 phone from Ms Xorlase Wemegah of the GCGL. In the background is Mr Kwaku Tweneboah Ofosu, Sales and Circulation Manager, GCGL
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The Circulation Manager of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), Mr Kwaku Tweneboah Ofosu, explained that the 13 winners were not present to collect their prizes because of the distances from their various locations to Accra.
The Ablekuma resident, Ms Ababio, could not hide her surprise at her fortune and said she was now looking up to winning the biggest prize, a Devtraco home.
“I am very happy to be a part of this promo and having won a Samsung smartphone today, I will continue to read my Daily Graphic to be the winner of the house,” she said.
She said, hitherto, she was skeptical about the genuineness of the promo but with her win, she now knew better.
Mr Amadieh, who also won a GH¢1,000, cash prize, called on the general public to continue buying the Graphic brand of newspapers to have access to information and also participate in the promotion.
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The Group Sales and Marketing Director of the Devtraco Group, Mr Jorge Osorio, added that the Devtraco/Graphic Promo was a big promotion for all members of the public.
He said though the company partnered the GCGL to come out with the promotion in order to increase its market and brand awareness throughout the country, the main interest of the company was to put smiles on the faces of members of the public.
Mr Osorio added that although there had been some challenges, the group successfully overcame them all because the Devtraco/Graphic Dream Home Promo was full of tough people ready to put smiles on the faces of dedicated readers.
“Challenges were and will be there always… but we are tough and we don’t give up. So, whenever we have challenges, we get the opportunity to learn from them,” he said.
Mr Osorio said the first phase of the Devtraco/Graphic Promo was successful and expessed the hope that the second phase would also end successfully with smiles on the faces of all participants.
Weekly and monthly draws in the ongoing Devtraco/Graphic Dream Home Promo rewards loyal patrons of publications of the Graphic Communications Group Limited – Daily Graphic, The Mirror, Graphic Showbiz, Graphic Sports, Graphic Business and Graphic Online, with cash and goodies.
The promotion is an opportunity for the customers of the Graphic GCGL to be rewarded for their loyalty with various prizes such as cash, smartphones and ultimately two houses!
Mr Alhassan Fatau from Asamankese in the Eastern Region won the $70,000 two-bedroom house at Tema in the first promo.
The promo was launched on July 23, 2018, to reward loyal customers of the GCGL in its 67-year journey in the media industry.
The promotion, which is a partnership between the GCGL and Devtraco, a leading real estate company, with the support of Vokacom, an information technology company, and Vodafone Ghana, It will end at the end of June 2019.