[dropcap]W[/dropcap]estern Union, a leader in global payments services, has launched a mega promotion dubbed “Western Union® Mega Promo,” in Nigeria for 2017. For over a month, Nigerian consumers who conduct outbound money transfer transactions, have the chance of winning new cars, and 50 consolation prizes, in the first phase of the promotion which will run from July 24 to August 31, 2017.
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 from July 24, 2017, to August 31, 2017.
“Western Union began its journey in Nigeria over 20 years ago and we appreciate the loyalty and trust of our Nigerian customers. 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 this ability to transfer funds securely and conveniently helps individuals and families fulfil their ambitions, dreams and heart’s desires,” said Aida Diarra, Western Union Vice President for Africa.
“Rewarding our consumers is important to Western Union, and a part of what we do. We recently concluded our Western Union Easter Promotion which was highly successful. This time around, we have stepped it up several notches by giving away new cars and other high-value prizes,” she added.
Customers who use their My WUSM loyalty card when placing their outbound transactions will also have triple the opportunity of winning prizes during the Western Union Mega Promo.
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 Nigeria’s 36 states.
The company’s channel diversification focus also allows Nigerians to receive money into 2.2 million mobile wallets and into more than 50 million bank accounts. More than 20 Nigerian majority-owned businesses form the foundation of an agent network that connects Nigerians to their loved ones around the world.