Single parent wins Isuzu Dmax Ironman

47-year-old Saten Pal is all smiles after being announced the away with the new Isuzu Dmax Ironman Edition 2018 vehicle winner. Picture: JESSICA SAVIKE

EVERY time try your luck because you never know when your luck comes back.

These were the words of 47-year-old Saten Pal who drove away with the new Isuzu Dmax Ironman Edition 2018 vehicle this morning after being announced the winner of the Vodafone Fiji Hibiscus festival texting platform.

Mr Pal who is a single parent of two kids felt excited to have won the vehicle after texting in 21 times.

He said when he received a call from Vodafone on Monday he was surprised and overjoyed as he wasn’t sure if he was the winner after listening to the four digits of the winner on Saturday night during the crowning of the Hibiscus King and Queen contestants.

The man from Suva plans to use the vehicle at the moment however he said he may be selling it sometime in the future.

Vodafone’s Head of eCommerce and Corporate Affairs, Shailendra Prasad highlighted that 193,000 texts were received by Vodafone and the vehicle won by Mr Pal cost $85,000.