The Olubadan of Ibadanland, Oba Saliu Adetunji, Aje Ogungunniso 1, has commended Skye Bank Plc for rewarding loyal customers, making people happy and helping their businesses to grow.
Oba Adetunji said this during the presentation of N1 million cheque to Ahmed Eniola Tolani, a civil servant, who emerged the fourth lucky winner in the bank’s ongoing “Reach for the Skye” millionaire reward promo, which held at the palace of the monarch at the weekend.
The Olubadan noted the commendable efforts of Skye Bank in encouraging savings culture in Nigeria and for giving equal opportunities to all customers to get a chance to win in the ongoing “Reach for the Skye” millionaire reward promo.
According to the monarch: “We are very impressed with your great steps to make life beautiful for our people.
“Your bank understands tradition and the core needs of the people.
“We will also continue to support your bank and encourage our people to bank with you.
“I am also particularly happy that the winner is our own daughter and I believe that she will use the money to do well in our state, helping other people to live well and get better.
“I encourage Skye bank to continue in this initiative to make people happy and help their businesses to grow.”
Tolani, who runs a joint bank account with Omole Olagunju Akanni in Agbowo branch, Ibadan, was full of praises for Skye Bank at the news of her emergence as the fourth millionaire and particularly for putting smiles on her face even as people from all walks of life trooped out to witness the occasion.
Since it was introduced, the Skye Bank “Reach for the Skye Millionaire” reward promo has been changing the lives of many for the better.
The scheme, which is a product feature for its flagship savings products, has produced millionaires, including Olusola Olusegun Ezekiel of Ikorodu branch in Lagos; Elizabeth Ohaeme of Ngbidi branch in Owerri, Imo State; and Buhari Aminu of Ibrahim Taiwo branch in Kano, and other consolation prizes, thus encouraging savings culture amongst the mass market segment.
Speaking on the Bank’s commitment, Group Head, Product and Innovation Group, Skye Bank Plc, Ndubuisi Osakwe, said: “The scheme provides a unique opportunity for the Bank to stay in touch and reward its savings customers, who have a unique role to play in the country’s economic expansion”.
“As a bank, we are committed to continually satisfy the needs of our customers as well as empower and encourage a savings culture in them, through initiatives like this and provide opportunities for them to establish small businesses with limited capital provided.”
Commenting on why the bank kicked off the Season 2 of the reward, Osakwe said: “The reward focuses on retail banking that is anchored on the premise of building a long lasting relationship with our customers based on trust as well as supporting the financial inclusion drive of the CBN so as to bring a lot more people into the financial system and the formal economy.”
“Reach for the Skye Millionaire Reward” promo is a year-long initiative, with series of monthly raffle draws, during which more and more winners will continue to emerge.
A chance to win various cash prizes, including N100,000 for 10 customers, N50,000 for another 10 customers and N20,000 for 20 loyal customers, exists every month throughout the period of the scheme.
Part of activities lined up for the event is the instant reward for people who open any savings account during the event.
The instant reward items at the draw venue include generator sets, refrigerators, blenders, phones, table gas cookers and even recharge cards.
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