United Bank for Africa Plc, on Thursday, October 10, 2019, again rewarded another 20 winners who have emerged in the fourth and final draw of its Wise Savers Promo, winning N1.5m each.
Winners in the draw, which cut across all regions of the country, included Lucy C Izunwanne; Agatha N Osifo-Whiskey; Aja-Ukpabi Bridget Ndidiamaka; Ajufo Patroy; Arewa Mathew Oluwatosin; Medline Paula; Olaniyi Joseph Osoba; Odibe Franca Nkechi; Kofo T Ogunsipe; Thany Abdullahi.
Others are Favour Jimmy Ufot; Orok Nsikak Uwem; Enyatam Daniel; Peace Ekemerighe; Yusuf Muhd; Alade Jamiu; Ibrahim Saheed; Ali Sarah; Zainabu A Adamu and Hemen Queen Torkwase.
The promo, which commenced in September last year, ran till the end of last month, following which a final 20 customers from across Nigeria become millionaires, winning N30 million in the grand finale of the draw. This brought total prize money won by 80 customers in the course of the promo to N120m.
The electronic raffle draw held at UBA Plc’s Head Office in Lagos was witnessed by relevant regulatory bodies including the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Lagos State Lottery Board and Consumer Protection Council.
Speaking during the event, UBA’s Group Head, Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC) and Telemarketing, Anant Rao, said since the promo began late last year, the bank has been impressed at the level of response so far by its customers across the country, adding that the purpose of the campaign is to reward loyal customers while encouraging the savings culture.
Over two million customers, he continued, qualified for the promo, adding that there has been a remarkable increase in the number of participants in this edition stating that the bank’s objective of helping customers’ save for the rainy day is being achieved.
“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,” he stressed.
Also speaking, UBA’s Group Executive, Transformation and Resources, Chiugo Ndubisi, while commending the customers, said “we had two major objectives for this promo which were to create and encourage a savings culture and to reward loyal customers and we have achieved this. We will be coming out with a bigger promo very soon and we are sure that even more of our customers will benefit from the next promo.
“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,” he explained.
Elated, some of the lucky winners when contacted on phone after the draw, described their rewards as life-changing.
“I didn’t expect it and I am so grateful to UBA because this will go a long way to meeting my business needs and charting a new course for my life,” noted one of the winners based in Benin, Edo State.
To qualify for the draw, customers were required to save at least N30,000 in a UBA savings account, or in instalments of N10,000 each for a period of three months, new customers were able to open a savings account on any of its numerous channels. These included Magic Banking (*919*20#) and LEO, or in any of the UBA branches across the country, and start saving to stand a chance of winning.
Photo caption: From left, Head, Micro-small, Small and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs), United Bank for Africa(UBA) Plc, Babatunde Ajayi; Group Head, Direct Sales Agency, UBA Plc, Mrs. Ogechi Altraide; Group Executive, Transformation and Resources, UBA Plc, Chiugo Ndubuisi; Group Head, Marketing, UBA, Mrs. Dupe Olusola; Group Executive, Customer Fulfilment Centre, UBA Plc, Anant Rao; and Group Head, Brand Management, UBA Plc, Lashe Osoba, at the Grand Finale of UBA Wise Savers Promo where over 20 UBA Savings Account Customers won N1.5m each, bring the total amount won during the promo to N120m, in Lagos on Wednesday.