As the plan for the second edition of the Nigerian Sports Award reaches top gear, the organisers of the award has received a huge boost with support from Nokia West Africa as first set of winners emerge in the weekly draws of the voting phase.
During the first weekly draw for the voting phase of the second edition of the award, Valentine Nkomadu from Lagos and Ogbonnaya Okori also from Lagos emerged the lucky winners of the Nokia Asha 501 mobile phones while Lucky Ogboghobo from Lagos and Daniel Etseiminor from Delta State won special invites to attend the event.
Nokia West Africa is supporting the second edition of the award by providing the 30 Nokia Asha 501 phones for the lucky winners in the weekly draws from now till the end of the voting phase and 2 Lumia Phones for presentation during the event on November 26, 2013 at Muson Centre, Lagos.
Speaking during the weekly draws and presentation of prizes to winners in Lagos on Thursday October 31, 2013, the Retail Customer Marketing Manager, Mr. Olajide Adeyemi noted that Nokia West Africa is identifying with the Nigerian Sports Award because the company share in the laudable vision of the organisers of the award to reward excellence performance which is line with the vision of the brand.
“We are indeed very proud to support the Nigerian Sports Award, the initiative is a very laudable one that will encourage Nigerian athletes to excel in their respective sporting activities and this is why we are giving out 30 units of the New Nokia Asha 501 devices for the voting phase and we would also give out 2 Lumia devices on the award day” he said.
The General Manager, Unmissable Incentives Limited, the organises of the award Mr. Kayode Idowu assured Nigerian sports enthusiasts that the process of the draw is an electronic draw system which is very transparent.
He urged them to continue vote for nominees of choice via SMS by sending the abbreviation SMOTY or SWOTY and the name of the preferred nominee to 33140 for the Sportsman of the Year and Sportswoman of the Year award respectively.
He restated that 5 lucky members of the public will be rewarded with 3 mobile phones & 2 VIP passes weekly.