Yuletide is about 26 days away. And in 32 days from now, the year 2018 will roll into history. But First City Monument Bank, FCMB, will not allow the year to go away without rewarding its customers.
In its characteristic manner, the bank has celebrated and showered some 2,576 customers, nationwide, with naira rain, and various gifts in its reward scheme tagged: FCMB Millionaire Promo Season 5.
The promo, designed to reward and empower customers, ran from March to October, 2018 with four regional and zonal draws, while the grand finale was help amid pomp, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018.
Of the 2,576 winners, 16 lucky customers won cash ranging from N1million to N2million, while the remaining 2,560 were rewarded with LED televisions, generating sets, decoders, tablets and smart phones. At the grand finale of the FCMB Millionaire Promo Season 5 on Wednesday, four customers smiled home with N2million each, just as 640 others received gift items.
The promo targeted all existing savings account customers of FCMB with monthly account balance ranging from N10,000.00 to N50,000.00. It was designed to give extra value and empowerment to customers of the bank, while encouraging financial inclusion and savings culture.
Idi Awawu emerged winner of the star prize of N2million at the Abuja and northern regional draw held at the nation’s capital, while Simeon Olanrewaju got the same amount at the Lagos regional draws held in Ota, a border town between Lagos and Ogun States.
While Obioma Uzonwunne emerged the lucky winner of N2million at the South-East and South-South Regional draws in Asaba, Delta State, Ajani Mayowa won the same amount at the South-West regional draws in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The overjoyed winners praised and thanked FCMB profusely for creating opportunities to reward and empower customers through the Millionaire Promo.
In his comment, a Director of the Consumer Protection Council, Mr. Dauda Waja, hailed the bank for conducting the exercise with integrity and transparency. He said that FCMB followed due process from the beginning of the promo in March till the emergence of the various winners.
Also speaking on the promo, FCMB’s Executive Director, Retail Banking, Mr. Olu Akanmu, said with the grand finale of the draws held nationwide, the bank has fulfilled the promise it made to customers to reward those who participated and qualified for the promo, and participated in the four draws organised during the exercise.
“We are encouraged by the huge excitement and participation the Millionaire Promo has continued to receive,” Akanmu said. “Beyond the various prizes won by winners, the fact the promo has provided us with an opportunity to encourage an enduring savings culture, financial inclusion and the empowerment of our customers is very exciting. We, therefore, urge members of the public who do not currently have a banking relationship with us to come on board to benefit from the various cutting-edge opportunities that are on offer by the bank.”
The Executive Director, Retail Banking, encouraged the lucky customers, particularly the star prize winners, to make wise use of their prizes, assuring, ‘’you can invest meaningfully and we are ready to offer you free advice if you so wish.”
First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited is a member of FCMB Group Plc, which is one of the leading financial services institutions in Nigeria with subsidiaries that are market leaders in their respective segments. Having successfully transformed to a retail banking and wealth management led Group, FCMB expects to continue to distinguish itself through innovation and the delivery of exceptional services.
Below are more photos from the grand finale: