BrandArena: Konga-Microsoft Lumia promo takes Kingsley Obodo to London

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Konga-Microsoft Lumia promo takes Kingsley Obodo to London

The promo kicked off as quietly as possible, without the usual buzz that preludes such epochal trade promotions. People, who bought their Lumia smart phones on, did not know that they are entering into a venture that could give them a lifetime experience, an all-expense-paid trip to London. They were asked to simply "Share a story describing how they intend to achieve more with their new Lumia device".

In the first week of the promo, which had seven entrants, Kingsley Obodo emerged as the 1st of 5 winners in the Konga-Microsoft Lumia Competition spread which will run till the end of August 2015.
Obodo, a 200L, Public Administration student of Godfrey Okoye University, Enugu shared a story of how his Lumia phone will aid the achievement of his everyday goals, a story that was adjudged the most innovative and fascinating of the entries, showing the innovative essence of the Microsoft Lumia smart phones.

“With my Lumia phone, the world is at my fingertips, as I can browse news all over the world without worrying about the battery life. Life needs to be captured everyday with the lens, no need of carrying bulky cameras because my Microsoft Lumia is just the perfect tool for me to expand my hobby that is photography. Microsoft Lumia offers me so much more that no other device can and that is why I ordered for two (mine and for my wife),” Obodo wrote.

Olatomiwa Akande, Head PR & Brand Management for Konga, speaking at the ticket presentation on August 12, 2015 informed that the Konga-Microsoft partnership is set to reward customers who purchase the Microsoft Lumia smart phones from the over the five weeks of the promo.“The competition, which started on June 26, 2015, will be rewarding five other customers - based on the boldness, innovativeness and fascinating nature of the buyers’ stories of how they intend to improve their lifestyle with the Microsoft Lumia smart phones - with all-expense paid trips to London,” she said.

Also commenting during the presentation, Yemi Orimolade, Communications Lead for Microsoft Nigeria said we are excited to be partnering with Konga to reward those who purchase Lumia smart phones from the e-commerce platform.

“This partnership with our friends at Konga is our little way of re-enforcing our mission to empower every person and organization on the planet to achieve more, ensuring our proud winners  get the opportunity to achieve more during the course of their visit to what is an amazing city.”

“This promo is meant to encourage smart phone and gadget lovers, who purchase their Lumia range of phones on the to explore the capabilities of the Lumia range of phones. We hope the winners will make good of this opportunity and be inspired to explore the capabilities of the Lumia phones during their visit to the city of London.”

Obodo, whose major interest in the transaction was to own a Lumia smartphone, was full of excitement over the prize.

“I feel excited and happy. I wasn’t even thinking of being the winner. I decided to participate and I was selected. Shopping on Konga was awesome and the delivery was very fast. The Lumia phone is everything I could ask for, the phone is wonderful,” Obodo said.

So here’s a chance to win an all-expense paid trip to London. All you need to do is buy the Lumia 540 Dual SIM or the Lumia 640 XL Dual SIM or any Lumia smart phone from and describe how you intend to achieve more with your new Lumia device.  Competition closes August 31, 2015.

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