MTN pays 2012 promo winner N1.85m on CPC’s order


WITHIn   a week of the order slammed on MTN Nigeria Communications Limited  by the Consumer Protection Council, CPC, to pay the  2012 promo winner, Mr. Omeje Chukwuma Fidelis the balance of N1,850,000 denied him, the telecoms giant has complied. CPC in a statement it availed Vanguard in Abuja said that MTN raised a United Bank of Africa’s draft in the said sum in favour of the complainant dated February 11, 2016 barely 24 hours after the telecoms company received  the council’s order. Omeje, in a telephone conversation, confirmed to CPC his receipt of the amount, disclosing that he received the cheque for the balance of his N2 million prize on Monday, February 15, 2016. CPC said it is also in receipt of a settlement agreement made to that effect between Omeje, MTN and its event manager for the Ultimate Wonder Promo prize presentation, Towncriers Limited, authorising the event manager to “issue a bank draft in the sum of N1,850,000:00 (one million, eight hundred and fifty Naira only) in full and final satisfaction of the CPC’s order and all claims to the complainant.”