26th August, 2010
As part of its activities towards the build-up to the celebration of the countryâ€™s 50th independence anniversary, Nigeriaâ€™s premier financial institution, First Bank of Nigeria Plc recently in Maiduguri fulfilled its promise to its numerous customers as it held another round of draws in the ongoing Golden promo to mark Nigeriaâ€™s 50th anniversary. It was all smiles as more customers won various prizes with 100 others winning fifty thousand Naira each in this month draws.
According to the bank, the promo is aimed at rewarding customers whose patronage has supported the growth of the bank over the years and to encourage their support.
The draw the second this year produced 200 winners from various regions across the country. Some of the customers that emerged winners from this monthâ€™s draw includes, Azode vincent Lencho, Alabi Qosimi Abiodun, Ado ahmed Basirka, Tijani Bello, Laro falilat Arike, okorie Collins Maduabuchi, Okonkwo Cecilia Oyibooka, Ogbodo Elizabeth Nnenna, Emenike Somadina, Agoro Adeniyi Surajudeen, Okoh uche Charles, and many more.
First bankâ€™s Head, product and Channels, Mr. Gbenga Shobo, represented by the Head of Consumer Banking, Mrs. Olufunke Smith, said the promo is aligned to the golden jubilee anniversary of Nigeria, stressing that the bank wants to reward over 200 of its customers with gifts and cash prizes.
While speaking, she said the harvest of prizes and gifts will come during the monthly, quarterly and grand finale draws. These include 50 refrigerators, 50 generators and N50, 000 cash for 100 winners. The winning spree will get more exciting during the quarterly draws as 12 customers of the bank will become proud owners of brand new KIA Picanto cars, and at the golden anniversary draw, the Star Prize of N10 million will be won by a lucky winner and two kia picanto to two runners up in December 2010 he said.
Speaking further, Smith stated that to participate in the Golden Promo, customers are required to deposit a minimum of N10, 000.00 for 30 days every month from June 2010 to qualify for the monthly and quarterly draws. To qualify for the Golden Anniversary Draw, customers are expected to save a minimum of N50, 000.00 for 30 days within each month up to the month of Golden Anniversary Draw.
She said additional opportunity will be given to customers that save N50, 000.00 every month to also participate in the monthly and quarterly draws. Additional N10, 000.00 or N50, 000.00 saved in a month gives the customer additional entries for participation in the draws.