Fidelity Bank splashes N9m on customers to promote financial inclusion

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LAGOS, JANUARY 13, 2017 – Fidelity Bank Plc on Thursday splashed six of its customers with a total of N9 million in the fourth draw of the bank’s ongoing ‘Get Alert in Million’ promo aimed at promoting financial inclusion.

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Speaking at the bank’s draw held in Lagos, Mrs Chijioke Ugochukwu, the bank’s Executive Director, Shared Services, Fidelity Bank, said that the major aim of the promo was to promote financial inclusion.

Ugochukwu said that the promotion was part of the bank’s effort in encouraging savings culture among Nigerians and also to empower its customers.

“We want to make sure that more people who have interest in this promo are able to participate and get the benefit fully.

To demonstrate our commitment to reward our customers, we have started rewarding customers in the second week of the year, with the fourth monthly draw.

“December last year was a month of bumper alerts in Fidelity Bank and in Nigeria as customers that emerged winners were rewarded.”

She stated that the bank had conducted three draws since the promo commenced four months ago.

Ugochukwu said that the sum of N32 million had been disbursed to 55 winners that emerged since the introduction of the promo.

“Till date, we have conducted three draws since this promo started four months ago and so far, 55 winners have emerged and a total of N32 million has been won and duly distributed to all the winners.

“At the draw today, we would be giving out N9 million to six customers. In addition to this, there would be 12 consolation prices of refrigerators and generators, all to be won.

“It is noteworthy that at the end of this draw, we would have given out a total of N41 million in cash and 48 consolation prices.

“However, much more importantly, we still have N64 million on the table, waiting for both account holders and prospective customers to win,” she stated.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that some of the winners at the fourth draw included Baba Ali Yusuf, a customer of the bank’s Maiduguri branch, who won N1 million; Samuel Benjamin Idoroh in Abuja, who also won N1 million; and Bolanle Gbadebo of Ado-Ekiti.

Others were Attah Maria Edugwu, in Lagos who won N1 million; Frank Chukwudi Sebastine in Port Harcourt who won N2 million and Ifeanyi Victor who won the star prize of N3 million.

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