First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has rewarded 644 customers at the second draw of its ongoing promotion tagged: FCMB Millionaire Promo Season 3. The winners emerged on Wednesday during the electronic selection which took place across the four regions and 25 zones of the bank nationwide. While four customers of the were rewarded with the sum of N1 million each at the regional draws in Lagos, Kano, Port Harcourt (Rivers states) and Ilorin (Kwara State). Also 640 customers won different prizes such as LED televisions, power generating sets, decoders, tablets, smart phones and other consolation prizes at the zonal draws held in different parts of the country.
At the Lagos Regional draw held at the Ajah branch of FCMB, Franca Ehighale Hilary emerged as the lucky winner of N1 million, while at the Abuja/North Regional draw held in Kano, Meller Lois Benjamin was rewarded with the same amount. Abigail Onwugbuta emerged the winner of N1 million at the South-east/South-south Regional draw that took place in Port Harcourt, while Adewole Adams Kolawole won N1 million at the South-West Regional draw in Ilorin.
The promo commenced in April this year and will run till November. The current season follows the successful conclusion of the Millionaire Promo Season 2, which held from August 2015 to January 2016 and produced 12 millionaires. The promotion which targets all segments of the society is part of the various initiatives put in place by FCMB to reward customers for their loyalty and patronage.
Speaking on the “FCMB Millionaire Promo Season 3’’, the Senior Vice President/Divisional Head, Retail Banking at FCMB, Mr. Olu Akanmu, said, ‘’the Millionaire Promo represents a unique opportunity for us to connect with and reward our customers for their loyalty and patronage. We listen to our customers and when they asked for more after the success of Millionaire Promo Season 2, we were keen to deliver and ensure that more of our customers (both existing and potential) benefit from this exciting reward scheme. Without a doubt this promo has turned dreams to reality. For the customers who win millions and the hundreds of others who get various gifts from this promo, this is not something they expected but it adds great value to their lives. We will continue to ensure that this promo serves as an avenue to create empowerment opportunities for our account holders to fulfil their aspirations’’.
He added that, “our commitment to delighting our customers is unwavering. This is not far-fetched when you consider that our customers are the reason why FCMB exists. To ensure that customers are rewarded regardless of where they live, this promo is uniquely decentralised across our various zones and regions nationwide, which increases the chances of many of our customers to win. We, therefore, encourage everyone to take advantage of the reward opportunities the FCMB Millionaire Promo Season 3 offers.”
While congratulating all the winners, Mr. Akanmu encouraged them to put their winnings to productive use. He further assured that, ‘’FCMB will continue to come up with initiatives that positively impact our customers and the society, and which clearly position us as a simple, reliable and helpful Bank committed to creating opportunities. We are also focused on developing sustainable relationships with our customers across all segments. This is because of our belief that our success is directly tied to the success of our customers’’.
To participate in the FCMB Millionaire Promo Season 3, all an existing or a new customer needs to do is to increase his or her balance by N10,000.00 in any of the eligible savings accounts and maintain it for 30 days to qualify for the monthly draws, where the star prize of N1million and other fantastic prizes will be won. Multiple savings of N10,000.00 will increase the chances of winning. To qualify for the grand finale draws, existing and new customers are to increase their balances with N50,000.00 and maintain it for 30 days. Multiple savings of N50,000.00 will also increase the chances of winning the star prize of N2million, which will be won by four customers.
The FCMB promos have resulted in increased customer engagement due to the simplified ways of participation and the level of transparency evident in the exercise. Commenting on the promo and draws, the Zonal Co-ordinator of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission in Kwara State, Mrs. Catherine Okocha, commended FCMB for the initiative and, “the high level of transparency in the entire draws exercise”.
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 and commercial banking-led group, FCMB expects to continue to distinguish itself by delivering exceptional services, while enhancing the growth and achievement of the personal and business aspirations of its customers.