Presenting the cheque to the lucky winner in the studio of radio Mercury 92.0 FM, The chief finance officer Mercury International, Ekundayor Rowe expressed delight and states that, as a company they are happy that the company's costumers are winning; adding that when there are winnings of such nature, costumers will be encouraged to continuously be part of Mercury games.
"Once again, Mercury as a company has proved to be credible and reliable in meeting to the expectations of winners by paying them their money immediately after winning. "We have never delayed in making payment to any of our previous winners and we are committed to maintaining that". Rowe stressed.
The CFO gently and kindly encouraged the winner to utilized the amount won diligently and efficiently in a way that will benefit not only himself but his family and the country at large.
Receiving the cheque, Osman Turay burst into sudden tears and stated that he is in utter shock and full of surprise; adding that he still doesn't believe the fact that he has become a millionaire over night.
"I have been playing Mercury since its establishment in Sierra Leone, and I have been winning two numbers and three numbers but this is my first time of winning the Jackpot. "My message to the general public is that Mercury is real and am encouraging individuals above eighteen (18) years to be part of Mercury games and have life changing opportunities with Mercury". Osman maintained.
"I didn't realize I have won the Jackpot yesterday, my attention was only drawn to it by the retailer I used to play to. I was in shock that a poor man like me who only deals in raw eggs by dozen could become a millionaire overnight with Mercury. "I played ten thousand Leones only, In fact, I had wanted to play eight thousand Leones but the retailer encouraged me to play the only two thousand Leones I intended using as transport to go home; and that tow thousand happened to win this huge amount". Osman expalined.