By Princewill Ekwujuru
Diamond Bank Plc through its DiamondXtra season 8 has added fifteen Nigerians to the list of millionaires in the country. The millionaires emerged through a live draw in Lagos, which was witnessed by industry stakeholders, customers, potential customers, shareholders, journalists, the general public and the management of the Bank.
Thirteen of the winners won a million Naira each while one of the Bank’s customers won N2 million. The star prize of Salary4Life was carted away by Imoh Udoh in Akwa Ibom State, which entitles him to a monthly payment of N100, 000 for the next 20 years. Speaking, Aisha Ahmed, Divisional Head, Consumer and Privilege Banking stated that since the Bank initiated the special account, it has given its numerous customers the unique privilege to enjoy multiple benefits in one account.
“DiamondXtra was launched in 2008 to reward our loyal customers, both old and new. This event marks the first monthly draw of the new season to commemorate the launch of Season 8 and 15 lucky customers have emerged winners. The reward scheme is integrated into the DiamondXtra proposition so every customer on the DiamondXtra account has equal opportunity of winning through the transparent electronic draws. As we enter into the new season, we would like to reassure all our loyal customers that Diamond Bank will constantly seek robust platforms like this to enrich them.”
Corroborating, Osita Ede, Head, Mass Market Segment stated that the launch is a special feature of Season 8, with the introduction of regional quarterly draws to ensure winners emerge from every region in Nigeria including the North, South-East, South-South, Lagos and West.
“A total of 41 customers will be rewarded in each of the quarterly draws. This comprises 30 customers’ who will win N500, 000.00 each, 10 customers will take home N1, 000,000.00 and one grand lucky customer who will win a brand new SUV. Three special draws will also be held to celebrate various milestones during the year, in addition to the monthly and regional draws.”