Foremost Pan-African financial institution, the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc. on Friday, May 7th, 2021 rewarded ten (10) of its loyal customers with a total sum of N10million each in the quarterly draw of the ongoing UBA Savings Promo.
The draw which was done virtual was held at the bank’s headquarters in Marina, Lagos on Friday and was transmitted live via zoom and the Facebook platform in strict compliance with social distancing rules as directed by the government.
Addressing participants before the draw, the Bank’s Head, Personal Banking, Osita Ede, said; “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.”
“As a bank, UBA has been rewarding customers, we have been doing this for several years now; from the Wise Savers Promo, Bumper Draws, and now this. We have been doing this to touch lives and to show appreciation to our customers to tell them we are grateful for their business. This is also an opportunity to reward them for their loyalty to the bank.”
“The promo is also a way of encouraging savings in a bid towards promoting financial inclusion, as statistics show that a lot of Nigerians are still largely under-banked.”
“Our key objective is to encourage our customers to save regularly. We are here to support them and encourage them to save and ultimately grow as well, because we are aware that they are invaluable to all that we do.”
However, a representative of the National Regulatory Commission, Peace Ibadie, who observed the draws, commended the bank for its efforts at rewarding loyal customers especially in the tough economic and business environment while congratulating the 10 winners.
She said; “Congratulations to all the winners, I am glad to be a part of this; UBA is always transparent in their promos and we can fully attest to this. It is important that the bank is also actively encouraging the savings culture. Again, I say congratulations.”
The winners who cut across all the zones of the country include; Emeka Onyemauche; Ezeigbokwe Oluebube Purity; Omoniyi A Jaiyeola; Olawale Omotayo Idowu; Zaharadeen Yandaki Umar; Aliyu Yaro Bakari; Samuel Enan Esua; Joseph Eze; Deborah Folusho Adebayo and Lucia Chinyere Adim.
The winners who were contacted via their mobile phones by UBA team were called immediately to give them the good news as they (winners) expressed their gratitude and delight to the bank. They echoed that the n1 million won will go a long way in meeting their pressing needs especially in these trying times.
However, Samuel Enan Esan, one of the winners,who could not hold his joy back on receiving the news that he just won a N1 million courtesy of UBA Savings Promo quickly said; “Thank you UBA.”
Another winner, Aliyu Yaro Bakari who was extremely excited at the news, said, “Oh I am very happy, UBA is the best, you are the best, thank you very much.”
Meanwhile, to qualify for the promo, new and existing customers of the bank are expected to make a one-time deposit of at least N30,000; before each draw date. Savings account holders eligible for this draw include Target, Bumper, Next Gen, Savings, Teens & Kiddies.
Apart from the savings promo which is held every three months, the bank also has the UBA Bumper Promo which is held monthly, where the first three winning customers are rewarded with N2m, Rent for a year at N1.2m and N500,000 respectively; with 20 others winning N100,000 each as consolation prices.