Vivo Energy Ghana, the CIMG Petroleum Company of the Year 2014, has rewarded 30 customers who won various prizes including a brand new Hyundai i10 Taxi in the first mini draw of the Shell Akyede Kese Reloaded Taxi Bonanza Promotion.

Master Francis Arkoh, a 26 year old commercial (Trotro) driver at Kasoa, and the lucky winner of the brand new Taxi could not hide his excitement at winning the grand prize in the first mini draw.

In an interview, Master Arkoh said, he never believed in promotions saying “I thought it was a scam when I had the call from Shell so I decided to go to the caller’s office with a police man; and lo and behold I saw the car displayed at the Hansonic Shell service station”.

“I am a loyal customer of Shell and always buy my fuel at Kasoa Shell service station in the Central Region. The pump attendants are very friendly and their fuel last longer. I have been having sleepless night ever since Shell told me I had won a Taxi because I couldn’t believe I could wake up one day to be a car owner” says Arkoh.

Presenting the prize, the Retail Manager of Vivo Energy Ghana, Mr. Kwame Ackah said the Shell Akyede Kese Reloaded Taxi Bonanza promotion was designed to celebrate customers in a big way. “That is why this year, the company is giving away four brand new Hyundai i10 taxis cars from Stallion Motors and another 40,000 fantastic prizes. We want to encourage motorists to buy from Shell service stations to benefit from our low prices and win amazing prizes in the promotion.”

Other winners in the first draw includes Mr. Oteng Baffour, Mr. Kwame Appiah Nkansah, Mr. Eric Appiah and Mr. Francis Nanedo. Some winners also took home free fuel and free shopping vouchers.

The Shell Akyede Kese promotion continues and for each visit to a Shell service station, motorists are required to buy a minimum of GH¢60 worth of fuel from any Shell service station across the country to qualify for a scratch card which contains a secret code. Customers are then required to text the secret code to1945 (which cost 10pesewas) to enable them to stand the chance of winning over 10,000 gifts.

There will be another mini draw in December which will see another customer win a brand new taxi, and a final draw in January 2016 to reward two customers with a taxi each.

Notes to editors:

With a vision to become Africa’s most respected energy business Vivo Energy Ghana, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, was established in 2013. The Shell brand has been in Ghana since 1928.

Vivo Energy Ghana has a fuels storage capacity of 11,000m³ and 168 service stations, with many offering Shell Cards and convenience retail stores.

Vivo Energy Ghana employs 142 people.  The company is recognised as a leader in the oil industry, championing and setting standards for safety.

Vivo Energy provides high quality solutions for motorists and businesses in Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Mauritius, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Tunisia and Uganda. Its retail offering includes fuels, lubricants, card services, shops and other non-fuel services (e.g. oil change and car wash).  For businesses it provides fuels, lubricants and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to business customers across a range of sectors including marine, mining, and manufacturing.  Jet fuel is sold to customers at 23 airports though a partnership with Vitol Aviation.

The company employs around 2,100 people, operates over 1,500 retail service stations under the Shell brand and has access to approximately 900,000 cubic metres of fuel storage capacity. Shell and Vivo Lubricants has blending capacity of around 125,000 metric tonnes at plants in six countries (Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, and Tunisia) producing Shell branded lubricants

Media contact:

Shirley Tony Kum

Vivo Energy Ghana: Corporate Communications Manager

Telephone: + 233 540 116 600

Email: [email protected]

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