Africell Mobile Company Saturday 27th has launched its 2017 Ramadan Promotion, in a bid of appreciating the Holy month of Ramadan countrywide.
Abdul Aziz Gabisi, Administrative Manager, in his welcome address said Africell recognizes and respects all shades of faith in the country, adding nonetheless that the company is also a respecter of humanity.
“Africell appreciates the Holy month of Ramadan and has observed the teachings of forgiveness, mercy and prayers for life after death,” he said.
Abdul Aziz furthered that during the past months of Ramadan, Africell promoted and encouraged the Islamic communities of Sierra Leone by observing the recitation of the 99 names of Allah and their meanings, the reading of the Holy Quran and more practices of Islam.
Joe Abass Bangura, Corporate Affairs Manager affirmed that Africell prides itself of being at the cutting edge of technological innovations in the communication industry, that for the first time it will switch on a symbolic Ramadan Crescent Moon.
“Islam emerged from Arabia, from where it travelled along the desert trade route largely by night and navigation was relied upon the position of the moon. The moon in Islam represents the guidance of God on the path through life,” he maintained.
He, however, said that Africell is living up to its reputation for exceptional promotions, providing customers with the opportunity to celebrate religious festivals and that the company also encouraged their valid subscribers to play fun games and win great prizes in the process.
He pointed out that the 2017 Africell Ramadan Show will dish out over Le 500,000,000 (five hundred million Leones) and that subscribers can participate in the show by sending a blank sms to or call: 777, to automatically qualify.
Joe Abass further stated that every blank sms sent or any call made to the aforementioned number will incur a charge of 650 Leones, but that subscribers will be awarded a bonus credit of the same amount, which must be utilized before 12 o’clock midnight on the same date.
He stated that, due to the provisions on the finance act, 10% will be deducted from every Le500, 000 winning which will be diverted to the National Revenue Authority as tax.
He reminded subscribers that the only authorized mobile number for the promotion is 077777777 and any number rather than that will be termed fake.