Mombasa receptionist wins 3-bedroom house on Valentine’s day
Safaricom has awarded the fourth winner of a three-bedroom apartment in the ongoing Lipa Na M-PESA promotion.
Salma Salim Mohammed, a hotelier and receptionist at the Sarova Whitesands, Mombasa is the new homeowner of the three-bedroom apartment in Riruta, Nairobi.
“I am an avid Lipa Na M-PESA customer which sees me frequenting outlets that accept payment through the service as it saves me from the hassle of walking around with cash. In my wildest dreams, I have never pictured myself winning in any promotion, and I am glad that for the first time in my life I have won such an amazing prize as a house,” said Salma.
Salma who is married and has a five-year-old child worked in Rwanda previously before moving back to Kenya in 2019 with her current employer.
Her win brings the total number of apartments awarded in the promotion so far to four, with two more apartments set to be awarded over the next fortnight. In addition, customers also stand to win 8 tractors kitted with a trailer and plough at the promotion’s grand finale, with one each for eight regions.
The ongoing promotion has also seen 80 businesses drive home with 80 tuktuks, ten each in the eight regions.
Businesses that accept Lipa Na M-PESA payments stand to win 40 more tuktuks, five in each regions. The grand finale will see eight business owners drive off with eight 12-tonne Fuso FI trucks, one in each of the eight regions.
The promotion continues until 5th March 2020 and is open to both customers and businesses who make and receive payments through Lipa Na M-PESA. Customers and businesses will receive 1 entry for every KES 100 paid or received through the service.
Promotion entries can be tracked by dialing *234*1*8#.
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