By AbdulSalam Muhammad
KANO – The Head, North West zone of the bank, Lawan Sayyadi has said that Unity bank’s promo was not a lottery he said this Wednesday when a middle aged wife of Kano based Journalist identified as Hasiya Bello Makama emerged the star winner of the Unity Bank Savings Promo for North West Zone.
Hasiya Makama who is non academic staff of Bayero University Kano went home with a brand new Kia car, valued at N1.8m, at the ceremony organized by the Bank.The promo that was tagged “Aim, Save and Win” attracted customers across the 7 state of the north west .
Presenting the car key to the winner, Head, North West zone of the bank, Lawan Sayyadi explained that the exercise was initiated to inculcate the culture of savings, pointing out that “the exercise was not a lottery, but rather a way of saying thank you to customers.”
Mr.Sayyadi said that the Savings Promo was also an opportunity for existing customers and prospective customers of the bank to grow any of their savings accounts by a minimum amount for a period of 45 days.
He revealed that, “…in return they stand a chance to win fantastic prizes, cars, sound proof generators, scholarships for kids, LED TVs, empowerment tools for artisans and lots more.”
Sayyadi further disclosed that in line with their corporate social responsibility, the bank built many schools across the zone, adding that a number of prison inmates were trained on skilled job to live a better life outside gulag.
The highly elated house wife of the Public Relations Officer of the Kano state Ministry of Finance, Muhammad Galadima, thanked God the Almighty for giving her the chance to win the promo.
Mrs. Makama revealed that she opened a saving account with the bank fourteen years ago, maintain that “ it was a gift I rarely expect and I so much treasure and appreciate mercy from God”.
Consolation prizes won by several other customers include motor bicycle, LED TV set, school bags and umbrella. Also on the prize table was the sum of N1m scholarship scheme for school children.