Nido rewards final winners of the “Back to School” Promotion

January 5, 2017
Source: Ophelia Laryea |thebftonline |Ghana
Nido rewards final winners of the “Back to School” Promotion

Nestle Nido Ghana has presented scholarships as prizes to winners of its Nido “Back to School Promotion “as a way of helping individuals and families send their young ones to school.

The promotion is basically aimed towards helping parents as school will be reopening soon to be able to fund the school fees and also to contribute in the basic needs for some of the kids as they go back to school.

Speaking at the event, Category Business Development Manager for Dairy at Nestle Ghana, Edwin Amoako expressed that the company went out of its way to kick start this promotion to curb the rate of school dropout especially in the teenage population.

“We at NIDO are saying that for every child who has the opportunity to get education should be able to have the opportunity to get education and we are supporting the mothers to be able to do that,” he said.

Ending the three month long promotion which was started in September, the ceremony held here in Accra saw four individuals walk home with their prizes.

Deborah Ankrah was adjudged the overall winner and received GHC 10,000 worth of scholarship package.

The rest include George Abrokwah, who took home GHC 7000, Emmanuel Adottey GHC 5000 and Abigail Tetteh who had GHC 1000 scholarship package.

Through Nestle Nido, the company has awarded 500 individuals across the country as part of its back to school promotion. A total of GH157, 000 worth of prizes will be provided throughout the promotion.

The ‘Nido back to school promotion’ is being organized under the supervision of the Gaming Commission. Winners will be electronically selected on the basis of the first number with the highest number of accumulated points for the day.

The final winners were selected by a panel of judges made up of Text Ghana, Nestle Ghana and Gaming Commission will select the overall winner based on the highest accumulated points.

Mr Amoako further promised that Nido Ghana will continue to provide its customers with healthy nutritious and affordable milk and also enrich the lives of their children.