Ugandan breweries on Friday honored Henry Nkurunziza, the grand prize winner of the #UBLAt75 giveaway campaign that has been airing on Sanyu FM for 75 days.
For 75 days, different radio listeners won special brewery baskets as part of our 75th anniversary after calling and answering simple questions about our 75-year journey, UBL products and activities over time.
The grand prize winner was selected from past winners using a raffle held on Sanyu FM by presenters Timothy CODE and Jaluo, assisted by UBL’s Corporate Relations Manager, Brenda Kobutungi .
Mr Nkurunziza received a brand new 43-inch LG smart TV and a special gift basket containing some of his favorite drinks from Uganda Breweries.
He couldn’t hide his excitement as he received the gifts and thanked the brewery for remembering to include consumers like him in the celebrations.
“I called and answered my questions correctly. I was called to the station and given my gift basket. I never imagined that on this day I would win something as big as this one. Thank you, Uganda Breweries,” he said.
When asked what his message was to Sanyu FM listeners and UBL consumers, Nkurunziza urged them to drink alcohol responsibly.
“The one thing UBL has always emphasized is responsible drinking and I think that’s a good thing. That’s what I will tell consumers as well. Please drink better not more” , added Mr. Nkurunziza.
Speaking at the handover, Brenda Kobutungi applauded everyone who took part in the campaign and thanked them for being part of the #UBLAt75 campaign.
She said: “This giveaway was one of the activities we engaged in as UBL to celebrate 75 years with our consumers and incorporated them into celebrations of products and a company they learned about. to love and possess as part of their inheritance.”
Uganda Breweries started operations in Uganda in 1946 and produced the first beer – Bell Lager in 1950, making it the first beer brewed in Uganda.
Throughout its 75-year history, the brewery has been a leader in innovation, delivering great products to meet market demands while excelling as a business, employer and corporate citizen.
#UBLAt75 activities and celebrations officially started in 2021 but have extended to 2022 to accommodate as many stakeholders as possible. Grill at 75.