Shikilia Nganya na Pilsner 4.5 million Kshs bus to be won and here is how you can get it

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In a move to appreciate and reward its loyal consumers, Kenya Breweries beer brand, Pilsner, has for the second year launched yet another exciting national consumer promotion dubbed “Shikilia Nganya Na Pilsner Tena”.

Pilsner Marketing Manager, Samuel Wasswa and Pilsner Senior Brand Manager, Truphena Malaki on the KBL/Pilsner bike to be worn play

Pilsner Marketing Manager, Samuel Wasswa and Pilsner Senior Brand Manager, Truphena Malaki on the KBL/Pilsner bike to be worn

(Ben Odhis/P Live)

The launch of Shikilia Nganya na Pilsner Tena promotion builds on the remarkable success of last year’s promotion, which saw David Nazareth win the grand prize of a 29 seater Isuzu Nagoya valued at KES4.5 million.

This year’s promotion will further focus on rewarding loyal consumers by offering them exciting prizes and rewards whilst the campaign reflects a movement being created by a new generation of Kenyans who are fueling a progressive new spirit of enterprise.

At the same time, KBL has extended the promotion to its newest brand in Pilsner family – Pilsner 7. The Pilsner 7 is the beer for the young, vibrant and bold generation, who are looking for a high quality, yet affordable beer brand.

Speaking at the launch, Pilsner Marketing Manager Samuel Wasswa said that this year’s promotion has been scaled up with the introduction of 10 motorbikes to be won every week over a ten-week period.


“The promotion will for the first time introduce weekly motorbikes prize giveaways. The inclusion of motorbikes commonly referred to as ‘Boda Boda’ reaffirms the campaigns approach by tapping into the booming ‘Boda Boda’ business that has seen youths increasingly venture into business as a source of income,” Mr Wasswa said.

As of 2015 the ‘Boda Boda’ industry in Kenya was generating an estimated KES 400 million daily according to Motorcycle Assembly Association of Kenya (MAAK) and just recently as 4 months ago the Kenyan government scrapped excise tax on locally assembled motorbikes to promote assembly following a decline in sales and an increase in youth jobless the previous year when the tax was introduced.

play Truphena Malaki speaks during the "Shikilia Nganya Na Pilsner Tena” Consumer Promotion at the launch.


In addition, consumers will stand a chance to win numerous exclusive merchandise such as home theaters and smartphones among other prizes, with the grand prize being a fully fitted Isuzu 29 public services vehicle (PSV) seater mini-bus commonly known as “Nganya”.

The winners of both motorbikes and the grand prize – PSV 29 seater mini-bus will also receive insurance cover for both motor vehicles and National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) license for the Matatu. 

“Shikilia Nganya Na Pilsner” which loosely translates to ‘win a ride’ is derived from urban slang. “Nganya” is a slang word for public service commuter mini-buses popularly referred to as matatus.


·         Buy a Pilsner Lager or Pilsner 7 500ml bottle

·         Check for a code under the crown

·         SMS the code to 21199

·         Stand a chance to win daily airtime worth Kshs 250, weekly prizes of motorbikes (1), smartphones (2) and home theatres (2) and the grand prize of a Matatu.

Pilsner will also be running in bar activations in 1,500 outlets nationally and consumers also stand a chance to win merchandise, caps, tshirts, MP3 players in those activations.

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