Youth Corper won MTN’s N50million house on MTN sponsored weekly TV game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (WWTBAM)

December 29, 2014 6:04 am

The
MTN sponsored weekly TV game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire (WWTBAM) took
a new dimension over the weekend, as sponsors MTN, rode on this platform to
give out a house worth N50million naira to a deserving winner, Miss Omotola
Akinsola, as part of its numerous surprise packages for Nigerians, in its
on-going Season of Surprises campaign. (Pic above: N50m
house winner, Omotola Akinsola (right), brand new car winner, Mrs Iyabode
Olasunmbo Sodiya-Dawodu (middle), and Omotola Akinsola’s nominator, Mr  Mayowa Daniel(left), displaying the dummy key
to the N50m house won by Omotola Akinsola.)

MTN SEASON OF SURPRISES: Hip-hop
act, Sound Sultan (right), poses with Mrs Iyabode Olasunmbo Sodiya-Dawodu(left)
as she shows off the key to her brand new KIA, which she won, courtesy of
the  “Who Deserves To Be Surprised” TV
game show, at Ultima Studios, Lekki, recently.
Special
episodes of the TV game show tagged “Who Deserves To Be Surprised”, were aired
on TV stations all over the country on the 21st and 28th
December 2014, to the amazement of many viewers. Sponsors MTN, in conjunction
with Ultima Limited, had called on Nigerians to nominate whoever they feel
deserves to be surprised during this yuletide. Such a person, they said, must
have influenced or touched their lives in a positive manner.

MTN SEASON OF SURPRISES:  Proud winner of MTN’s N50million house,
Omotola Akinsola, displays the dummy key to her house, at the end of the “Who
Deserves To Be Surprised” TV game show, 
held at Ultima Studios, Lekki, recently.
According
to the organizers, many nominations were received in this regard and it took a
painstaking process to select the eight nominees with the most compelling
stories, to come and have a chance of making it to the hot seat, not only to
play for the regular star prize of N10million, but to also have a surprise
chance of winning a house worth N50millon, courtesy of MTN.

Of
the eight nominees who were invited for the show, Omotola Akinsola, a Youth
Corp member and Mrs Iyabode Olasumbo Sodiya-Dawodu were the lucky two, who made
it to the hot seat. Omotola Akinsola made it to the hot seat in the first
episode and won a sum of N250,000, while Mrs Iyabode Olasumbo Sodiya-Dawodu
tried her luck during the second episode and also won a sum of N250,000. With
both contestants at par, show host, Frank Edoho, ushered viewers into another
anxious moment, as both Omotola and Iyabode were made to play the fastest
finger game, so as to determine who wins the star prize of a N50m house.

Omotola’s
joy knew no bounds as she was announced winner, after being the fastest of the
duo, to answer the N50m question. In an emotion laden voice, Omotola, expressed
her happiness as she thanked MTN for surprising her in such a wonderful way.
“This surprise largesse is an encouragement for me to do more and to follow my
passion to a point that will influence the youth, even at a global level”,
Omotola said. 

Not
done yet, MTN had another surprise package for the runner-up, Mrs Iyabode
Olasumbo Sodiya-Dawodu, as show host, Frank Edoho, announced to the delight of
the viewers, a surprise gift of a brand new KIA car to be presented to her.
While expressing her joy at winning the car gift, an obviously elated Iyabode
said it all came as a surprise to her, as she never envisaged it. 

The
star prize winner, Omotola  Akinsola is a
Director at Jumpstart Academy, a Non-Governmental Organisation that supports
and currently sponsors more than two hundred and fifty public secondary school
students in the area of counseling and tutorials. According to her, she
recruits mentors from various universities within the country, to help in
achieving her aim of motivating the youth in the society.  Surprisingly, it was for this reason that
Omotola was nominated for the “Who Deserves To Be Surprised” show by her
friend, Mr  Mayowa Daniel, who said he
was moved by the passion, dedication and sacrifice that Omotola has displayed
so far, in motivating the youth in the society.

Through
its Season of Surprises campaign, MTN, has since the 1st of November
2014, created lot of exciting moments all over the country as the Company
continues to unveil various surprise packages for Nigerians.
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