|One of the winners receiving his prize|
Buyright Africa.com, a new Tech savvy conglomerate, has redeemed its promise to give mini laptops to the first 50 visitors to its website at 7am on its launch date the 7th of May, 2012.
Communications Advisor to the company, Mr. Echika Ezuka, said the lucky winners received the laptops from the Buyright Africa Dotcom offices in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Owerri, and Kano.
The Managing Director of Buyright Africa, Mr. Emomine Mukoro said during one of the presentations in Lagos, that the innovative launch was the first of its kind in Africa and came with a strong promise of providing partnership platform to existing and future ICT companies in resolving funding issues for ICT projects, ICT equipment ownership scheme and reduction of total cost of ownership, namely computers, printers, scanners, projectors, consumables, ICT equipment leasing and many more.
Mr. Mukoro confirmed that Buyright Africa has a partnership with strong international finance group to assist Africans realize their technology dream and enjoy the benefits of emerging technologies.
He said that Buyright Africa has been designed to create technology capacities that would allow our citizens, governments and businesses compete favorably with other strong economies of the world.
“It comes with a strong mandate to partner with international and local ICT companies to fund and deliver major ICT projects in the public and private sectors,” he said, stressing that Buyright Africa, would focus on the educational sector with the intention of providing world class facilities for teaching and learning at flexible payment plans spread up to three years.
Mukoro further listed the following international and local partnering Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) including HP, Dell, Samsung, Toshiba, Cisco, Zinox, APC, Mercury, Microsoft to name a few.
One of the winners, Dr. Popoola Tomorin of Momoh Memorial Hospital, Oyo, said in his response after the presentation that initially he thought that the competition was one of those scams that characterize the internet.
He was, however, pleasantly surprised when he received the SMS inviting him to Lagos to receive the prize, just as he expressed gratitude to Buyright Africa Dotcom for the integrity of the entire exercise.
Another winner, Keji Akinbode, a student of Lagos State University, LASU, said that he considered himself very lucky to win in the Buyright Africa competition, stressing the fact that the mini laptop would help him in his academics while Aliyu Abdul Jalal, equally another winner who works with the National Universities Commission (NUC) described the promo as unbelievable and worthy of emulation.
In her remarks, Buyright Africa’s Head of Marketing, Mrs Loretta Agbakoba, urged all winners who have received SMS to go to the nearest Buyright Africa Dotcom office and collect their prizes.
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