FBN Bank Ghana has rewarded 10 lucky winners in the bank’s first mini draw of its ongoing ‘Save & Win promo’ held on Tuesday, 10 July 2018.
The draw, which was held at the Makola branch of the bank in Accra, saw the 10 winners received Samsung mobile smartphones, airtime worth 100s of Ghana cedis.
In a speech read for the Managing Director of the FBN Bank Ghana, Mr Gbenga Odeyemi by the bank’s head of retail banking, Mr Eric Fia, he said the bank is a customer-centric one hence the promotion was aimed at rewarding loyal customers of the bank across the country.
Mr Odeyemi explained: “The FBN Bank Save & Win promo was introduced in May this year to reward our esteemed customers for their loyalty to the bank.
“The promo comprises of three draws -the first mini draw, second draws, and grand draw”, he stated.
“In this year’s edition, we will go the same route. This first mini draw is to select 10 customers who have fully met the terms and conditions of the promo and reward them with various prizes ranging from mobile network airtime to smartphones”.
The Head of Retail Banking also indicated that the promotion was to help encourage financial inclusion in the country.
Mr Odeyemi noted that the first three customer accounts to be drawn would all get one smartphone each. The rest of the winners would receive mobile network airtime. While owners of the seventh to the 10th customer accounts will all get airtime each.
After this first mini draw, the bank would organise one more mini draw and the grand draw to reward a set of 30 customers. Winners of the grand draw at the end of August 2018 would win LED Tvs, fridges, washing machines, gas cookers, laptops, tablets and smartphones, the MD said.
Mr Odeyemi assured: “Our standard in FBN Bank Ghana has always been to put our customers and other stakeholders first in all our business services and devise innovative ways of meeting their needs and improving our services to them.
Minimum Capital requirement
Answering questions from journalists after the mini draw, Mr Eric Fia explained that FBN Bank Ghana, which is headquarted in Nigeria, was prepared to beef up its capital accordingly to meet the 400 million cedis minimum capital requirement set by the Bank of Ghana. The Bank of Ghana requires all universal banks in Ghana to meet the requirement by December this year.
“FBN Bank is a big bank in Nigeria with a very big balance sheet size so, with the 400 million cedis, we do not have any problem, we are very sure that any moment from now the funds will be ready,” he said.
“Our standard in FBN Bank Ghana has always been to put our customers and other stakeholders first in all our business services and devise innovative ways of meeting their needs and improving our services to them,” he added.