The National Lottery Authority (NLA) on Tuesday presented a cheque for GHC10,000 to Ms Gladys Ahia as her prize in the Win, Own, Walk-in (WOW) SMS Lottery draw at a ceremony in Accra.

An elated Ms Ahia, who received the star prize, said it was just like a dream as she had doubted a lot of games in the public domain.

According to Ms Ahia, a 33-year-old teacher based in Accra, she received an SMS blast from Airtel Ghana Limited and decided to enter because she knew NLA to be credible.

She said she entered the draw by texting three times adding that she was going to save some of the money for her two kids, commence a business and another project she had in mind

Ms Ahia said her dream was to win one of the ultimate two-bed roomed houses to be given out by NLA.

She called on other Airtel subscribers to continue to text 7220.

Mr Ekow Incoom, Business Promotion Executive, NLA presenting the cheque, said the presentation was in fulfillment of the authority’s pledge made to the public.

He entreated other Airtel subscribers to continue to text more in order to win the ultimate prize made of two separate bedroomed houses located at Amrahia in Accra.

Six other lucky winners have won laptops, while 18 lucky winners won two SIM Motorolla phones, 12 higher texters won GHC500 each and 1,800 texters won free Airtel credit (airtime).

The lottery is NLA’s latest mobile platform games introduced this year. It is in collaboration with Airtel Ghana and Edlorm Villars, a real estate

company to establish NLA’s mobile gaming patrons and Airtel suscribers with a dream to build and own homes or improve their businesses.
The next draw is slated for Saturday, February 4. GNA


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