Western Union, a global payments service company, has announced the launch of the Western Union â€˜Megaâ€™ Promo, in Nigeria for 2017. Through the promo, which is designed specifically for Nigerian consumers who conduct outbound money transfer transactions, the company will give away new cars to two lucky winners, in addition to 50 consolation prizes, in the first phase of the promotion which started running from July and end this month.
â€˜â€™The Western Union mega promo, is an initiative to reward Nigerian customers. To qualify for this promotion individuals must send money overseas via Western Union within the speculated period,â€™â€™ a statement issued by the company stated.
Western Union Vice President for Africa, Aida Diarra, was quoted as saying that the company began its journey in Nigeria over 20 years ago and that it appreciated the loyalty and trust of our Nigerian customers.
â€˜â€™Over the past two decades, we have helped connect Nigerians to their loved ones by moving money for education, healthcare, and regular support, amongst many other reasons. We know thisabilitytotransferfundssecurelyandconvenientlyhelpsindividualsandfamiliesfulfiltheirambitions, dreams and heartâ€™s desires,â€ she said,
She further stated that rewarding consumers is important to Western Union, and a part of what the company does do, adding that it recently concluded the Easter Promotion which was highly successful. This time around, Diarra pointed out that the company has stepped it up several notches by giving away new cars and other high-value prizes.
The Vice President for Africa, also pointed out that customers who use their My WU loyalty card when placing their outbound transactions will also have triple the opportunity of winning prizes during the Western Union Mega Promo.
â€˜â€™Western Union bridges geographical gaps through its offering of diverse options to send and receive money with reliability, convenience and speed. From a single agent location with the First Bank of Nigeria in the heart of Lagos in 1996, Western Union has expanded its walk-in retail agent location count to more than 5,100, as of June 30, 2017, with a presence in every one of Nigeriaâ€™s 36states,â€.
According to her, the companyâ€™s channel diversification focus also allows Nigerians to receive money into 2.2 million mobile wallets and into more than 50 million bank accounts.