After running for 13 consecutive seasons with Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN), the iconic Who Wants To Be A Millionaire programme is gearing up for its 14th season, expected to start airing on September 3, 2017, but this time with Airopay on board as its new partner.
This was related at a media parley and signing of the partnership deal which held at the Ultima studios in Lekki area of Lagos during the week.
Airoplay is an international payment operator offering a secure, fast and inexpensive way to send and receive money through bank accounts and mobile wallets anywhere in the world, with services include; bill payments, money transfer and immediate Loans.
WWTBAM has enriched lives in very practical ways, says Femi Ayeni, founder, ceo, Ultima limited, whose passion and dedication to quality and world class productions are well known, and Airopay, is thrilled to partner with Ultima by sponsoring the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Nigeria game show,” says Charles Oyakhilome, chief executive officer, Airopay.
For this new season, Ayeni is excited to announce that playing in the game is no longer limited to just MTN subscribers as was formerly the case, as it is now open to subscribers on every network.
With this initial partnership of two years, both companies are convinced that the synergy between Airopay and WWTBAM game show will be mutually beneficial, leading to many more years of partnership.
With this new sponsorship, Airopay is planning on increasing winning sums of contestants who make it to the hot seat of the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? game show as well as participants who engage in the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire Home play. Also disclosed was that payments of earning will be made to winners via the Airopay wallet.
Talks are also on going with Frank Edoho, who has been the face of the WWTBAM game show since inception in regards to getting a new host for the show. According to Ayeni, for this new season, they plan on getting a new person and Edoho will be part of the selection team for it.
Airopay also makes customers’ lives easier, by offering great quality, on-site, on-line and mobile transaction services at competitive prices to any country, in any currency whenever and wherever they want (customers can also make local and international money transfers in local currencies). These payments can be delivered to bank accounts, picked up in cash, delivered in person, credited to a mobile wallet, credited to a card, or credited to a mobile phone account because Airopay prides itself on fully understanding their customer’s needs and offering high quality service.
The company exists to remove traditional barriers associated with e-money transaction, and working with the highest level of integrity in its dealings by building trust and credibility with its customers, employees, partners, financial institutions, and communities.