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In keeping with its determination to grow more Nigerian millionaires, the United Bank for Africa (UBA) has rewarded with N1.5 million each, another set of 20 customers who emerged winners in the second quarterly draw of the UBA Wise Savers Promo. The latest draw raised the total amount won by 40 customers so far to N60 million.
The electronic raffle draw, held at UBA House on April 18, was witnessed by the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) and Lagos State Lottery Board.
Some of the lucky winners who emerged in the draw cut across all regions of the country. They included Alli Abiodun Ganiu, Tari E Francis, Onah Joseph, Okwandu Faith Ezinne, Igwedinma Chiedozie Onyekachi, Mgbakor Edmund Eke, Nwokoye Adeseye Ifeanyichukwu and Achi Sheyin Michael.
Others are Onyekwuluje Christiana Osho, Ibilola U Okeke, Amos Luka, Mukhtar Halima, Musa Abubakar, Olanrewaju Kolade David, Okongwu Hillary Chidinma, Loretta O Okodua, Adeyemo Biodun Adeola, Oyewusi Oyeyinka Abidemi, Adeola O Adewumi and Anyanwu Vivian.
Business Hilights recalls that the promo, which commenced in September last year, is expected to run till September 30, 2019 and will see another 40 customers from across Nigeria become millionaires, winning N60 million in the remaining quarters of the year.
UBA disclosed that at the end of the promo, a total of N120 million will have been won by 80 customers.
Earlier in his remarks the draws, UBA’s Executive Director, Ayo Liadi, expressed satisfaction at the level of response received from customers across the country, adding that the campaign was targeted at rewarding loyal customers and also inculcating in them the habit of saving regularly.
He confirmed remarkable increase in the number of participants in this edition after comparing the edition with the previous one, adding that the bank’s objective of helping customers’ save for the rainy day is being achieved.
According to him, “It is very easy to spend money but to save is a habit all must imbibe. Our key objective is to encourage our customers to save regularly. We are here to support our customers and to encourage them to save as well.”
While urging other customers to take advantage of the subsequent opportunities in the remaining two quarterly draws offer, Liadi averred that “There is no better time to give back and delight customers than this challenging economic period where people need all the support they can get to make life more meaningful. With this in mind we decided to prioritise our customers as we always do at UBA by giving them plenty to cheer about and that is the reason why another 20 more customers have been made millionaires today.
“During the recent cheque presentation to the first quarter lucky winners, I watched with bated breath how happy and elated each of the winners became. You could easily see the joy and happiness in their eyes indicating that the N1.5m would make a huge impact in their lives. That in itself will spur us to do more in fulfilling their dreams.”
Also speaking, Head Retail Liabilities at UBA, Tomiwa Sotiloye, noted that the promo was consistent with the bank’s novel initiatives in prioritizing customers, and added that it was necessitated by the invaluable belief the Bank has in its customers.
“We will continue to listen and give them nothing short of the best that they deserve. UBA will not relent, because we are impressed with the impact this has made so far and will continue to touch the lives of our loyal customers positively,” Sotiloye noted.
The criteria for qualifying for the draw is to save at least N30,000 in your UBA savings account or in instalments of N10,000 each for a period of three months.
Those yet to be UBA customers can open a savings account on any of our numerous bank channels, including Magic Banking (*919*20#) and LEO, or in any of the UBA branches across the country, and start saving.
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