Prewin launches ed­u­ca­tional game on What­sapp

The Punch - - INFORMATIO­N TECHNOLOGY - Ife Ogun­fuwa

PRewin Games, a trivia plat­form that ed­u­cates and re­wards users, has launched on What­sapp.

The com­pany said the game, which could be played on web and mo­bile app, tests the knowl­edge of users in dif­fer­ent sub­ject ar­eas of in­ter­est to the play­ers.

Speak­ing at the launch of the plat­form in La­gos, the Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor/chief Ex­ec­u­tive Of­fi­cer of Prewin, Akindeji Adekunle, stated that Prewin knowl­edge games were de­signed to give peo­ple the op­por­tu­nity to test their knowl­edge and get re­warded while car­ry­ing out their daily ac­tiv­i­ties on What­sapp.

“Peo­ple spend a lot of time on What­sapp ei­ther con­nect­ing with friends, fam­i­lies, busi­ness part­ners or col­leagues. with time be­ing such an in­tan­gi­ble re­source, we came up with the idea of Prewin Games for peo­ple to get ed­u­cated and re­warded in this knowl­edge-based econ­omy …we know nige­ri­ans are knowl­edge­able; so, why not re­ward them from the com­fort of their mo­bile de­vice? ,” he said.

The com­pany said the games had been di­vided into sev­eral knowl­edge cat­e­gories such as sports, fash­ion, pol­i­tics, en­ter­tain­ment and gen­eral knowl­edge.

Adekunle said play­ers would be re­warded based on their abil­ity to an­swer cor­rectly at least eight out of 10 ques­tions within a spec­i­fied pe­riod of time in their cat­e­gory of choice.

Ac­cord­ing to him, Jan­uary 6, 2020 is billed for the open­ing of Prewin games to the pub­lic to start earn­ing, adding that the game is only open to peo­ple are 18 years and above.

The game was demon­strated by the Chief Op­er­at­ing Of­fi­cer, Prewin Games, Gbe­mileke Oyin­san, in the pres­ence of the CEO/GM, La­gos State Lotteries Board, Mr Bashir Abi­ola; Chair­man of Al­go­rithm Games Lim­ited, own­ers of Prewin, Mr Oladele Olaniyan; Head Le­gal/sec­re­tary, Mrs Ade­banke Ogun­ode; Group Man­ag­ing Di­rec­tor of Repub­li­com Group, Mr Tunji Adeyinka, and notable me­dia per­son­al­i­ties.

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