Union Bank of Nigeria Plc, weekend inÂ Benin produced two (2) additional millionaires in the second raffle draw of its on-going Savings Bonanza, bringing to four the customers that have carted away the valued cash prize.
The two winners are Mr. G. I. Nwaogu of Allen Avenue Branch Lagos and Mr. S. S. Uzomah of Ogbete Market Branch, Enugu.
Ninety-seven other cash prize winners also benefited from the draw winning the sums of money ranging from N500,000.00 to N10,000.00 respectively.
The Group, Managing Director/Chief Executive of Union Bank, Dr. Barth Ebong said at the occasion that the Bank decided to bring the 2nd raffle draw to Benin because of the bankâ€™s regard for Edo people, noting that the primary aim of the bonanza was to reward the loyal customers and encourage their banking habit.
The Union Bank Boss emphasized that apart from the emerging 99 cash prize winners, subsequent regional drawsÂ would produce winners for 180 motor cycles, 36 Toyota corolla cars, 3 Toyota land cruiserÂ Prado jeeps as well as houses in Abuja and Lagos, urging those who are yet to participate in the bonanza to hurry up and deposit at least N10,000.00Â orÂ more in any Union Bank Branch.Â He also urged the people to spread the good message to those who were not able to attend the draw that Union Bank is enriching customers. The GMD/CE also electronically picked the two lucky millionaires.
The Director of Surveillance and Enforcement, Consumer Protection Council, Mr. Emmanuel Amlai, who represented the Director-General of the Council, told the audience that the duty of the council was to ensure thatÂ the draw was conducted in a transparent and fair manner andÂ that winners were given their prizes as duly announced. Mr. Amlai said he was satisfied with the conduct of the draws so far.Â He also picked the three lucky winners that won in the N500,000.00 category.
The raffle draw attracted many notable dignitaries and customers of the Bank namely, Mr. Didi Adodo, Edo State Commissioner for Lands, Survey and Housing, who picked the 50 winners in the N10,000.00 category; MrsÂ Victoria Amu, who picked winners in the N25000.00 category; Chief Osaro Idah, The Osagioduwa of Benin, who represented the Oba of BeninÂ also picked the 12 lucky winners in the N50,000.00 category and Mr. P. O. Akihigbee, Director of Administration and Finance ministry of lands, Survey and Housing, who picked 9 persons in N100,000.00 category.Â Others were Dr. Tunde Lakoju, Edo State Commissioner for Agric and Natural Resources, Bishop Akpore, Hon, Rich-Arisco Osemwenegie, Mr. P. A. Modebe, Zonal Coordinator of WAEC, Benin.
Some members of the Bankâ€™s Executive and General Management, who witnessed the event at Constantial Hotel in Benin, were Mr. Sam Ayininuola, Executive Director, Commercial South, Mr. Anthony Esangbedo, Executive Director, Risk Management and Control, Mr. Mike Ojo, the Deputy General Manager/Zonal Coordinator, Benin Zone.