Vivo Energy Uganda has made shopping at Shell Select stores more rewarding for customers who spent at least 50,000 Uganda Shillings at participating Shell Select stores countrywide, between October 2017 and January 5th 2018.

For each visit that was made to a Shell Select store, customers were required to spend at least 50,000 shillings to enter a draw that would enable them stand a chance to instantly win airtime, or a weekly draw to win free shopping worth 50,000 shillings, and a grand prize of a kitchen makeover including fridges, microwaves, blenders, kettles, deep fryers and rice cookers.

At a draw made on the 15th January 2018, five lucky people emerged as winners of the kitchen makeover and these are: Adyeri Eva (shopper from Shell Ambercourt – Jinja), Kasozi Grace (shopper from Shell Buddu in Masaka), Namakula Claire (shopper from Shell Mulago), Kitunzi Noordine Umar (shopper from Shell Kireka) and Kakooza Joseph (shopper from Shell Entebbe).

Speaking at the award ceremony, held at Shell Banda, Gilbert Assi, Managing Director Vivo Energy Uganda said “As a market leader, defending our position involves staying meaningful and relevant for our customers. We continuously give them reason to choose us as we make our Shell Select stores a convenient offer for our customers. The promotion aimed to reward our most loyal customers as a way of expressing our appreciation. We encourage the public to continue shopping at our Shell Select stores for even more exciting promotions this year.”

The winners expressed their appreciation and joy on receiving their prizes. Noordine Umar was overjoyed when he received the phone call informing him about his prize. He feels more motivated to continue shopping from Shell Select and pledged his continuous support.

Namakula Claire, another winner from Shell Mulago, added “I am so happy… I can’t believe I am a winner. Thank you Shell for this wonderful prize.”

This promotion was meant to revamp our Shell Select stores by offering a wider range of services to both motorists who fuel and service their vehicles at Shell, as well as shoppers seeking quick and convenient shopping.

At the ceremony Assi concluded: “On behalf of Vivo Energy, I would like to thank you, our customers, for showing consistent confidence in our services and for continuously selecting the Shell brand over others.

I would also like to thank our partners, and our staff, who have made it possible to deliver convenient solutions to our mutual customers. We are proud of this partnership and look forward to many more customer centred innovations in the future.”

Notes to editors:

With a vision to become Africa’s most respected energy business Vivo Energy Uganda, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded fuels and lubricants, was established in February 2013. The Shell brand has been in Uganda since 1953.

Vivo Energy Uganda has a fuels storage capacity of 17,500 m³ and 137 service stations, with many offering Shell Cards and convenience retail stores.

Vivo Energy Uganda employs around 130 employees. 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 2,370 people, operates over 1,740 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 124,000 metric tonnes at plants in six countries (Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, and Tunisia) producing Shell branded lubricants.


Media Contact:

Cerinah Z Tugume

Corporate Communications Manager

Vivo Energy Uganda

+256 772 754001

[email protected]

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