Fidelity Bank splashes N27m on customers in savings Promo as Ahiwe wins N10m star price
Charles Onyewuchi Ahiwe, Fidelity Bank customer with Saka Tinubu Branch in Lagos, on Tuesday emerged the grand prize winner in the Fidelity Bank’s Alert in Millions GAIM season 5 Promo Grand Finale Draw which was held in the bank’s headquarters in Lagos on Tuesday.
The star prize winner could not believe it when a staff of the bank put a call across to him to convey his victory. “I don’t know where I will start, I don’t understand this. Thank you so much Fidelity bank,” he said.
Also, Alaba Olufemi Ajileye of the bank’s Gwangwalada Branch emerged the first runner up, winning N5 million prize money, while Umemezue Ifeanyi Okafor, of Fidelity Bank Festac Branch emerged the second runner up winner with a price money of N2 million.
Aside from the total sum of N17 million won by the three savings customers of the bank in the grand finale draw, the bank also held its 9th, August monthly draw which produced 10 winners of N1, 000,000 each.
The ten customers, winners of N1 million were scattered across six zones of Nigeria. The zones are, Lagos, North, Abuja, South West, South-South and South- East zones, smilled homes with one million (N1m) each.
The two customers that won N1 million each in Lagos zone are, Godswill Obehi Lucky and Udoka Uliem, of Ojo Alaba and APT trade fair branches respectively. Rabiu Abdulahi Bashir and Kaka Lawal Sherif , of new road Kano branch and Maiduri branch, form one million naira each form the Northern zone, while Semila John of Karu Branch Abuja won N1 million in the Abuja draw.
Winner thet emerged from the South-west zone is, Chisom Solomon Nwele, of Otta Branch. Ekpereka Favour Akaeze and Joshua Odafe Akpobine of Agbo and Asaba branches, won one million each in the draw, while the South –East draw produced, Nnaemeka Chimobi Nwoha and Emeka Bright Nwekeke of Awka and Owerri Branches as winners.
The draw was supervised by representatives of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission(NLRC), the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission, and the Lagos State Lotteries and Gaming Authority amongst others.
Earlier in his opening address, Dr Ken Opara, Promo Chairperson & Executive Director, Lagos & South-West, Fidelity Bank Plc at the Grand Finale and ninth Monthly Draw of the GAIM Season 5 Promo, called others yet to open account with Fidelity Bank to take advantage of the Savings promo by opening Fidelity account, and having a minimum deposit of N2, 000 in the account.
He said that the promo is targeted at boosting the saving culture of customers as well as boosting the CENTRAL Bank of Nigeria (CBN) financial inclusion policy.
The Fidelity Bank’s executive Director added that the more the funds in the account, the more opportunities of winning as it affords the account owner more raffle tickets in multiples of N2000. “As we conclude GAIM 5, I want to encourage those yet to open a Fidelity savings account to do so today as we have loads of exciting initiatives in the pipeline’ Said Dr Okpara.
Commenting further on the promo, he said “We kicked off the GAIM 5 campaign in November 2021 with the aim of rewarding our loyal customers for imbibing a healthy savings culture and to support the Central Bank’s goal of driving financial inclusion in Nigeria. I am happy to report that over the last 9 months that we have run the campaign, we have not only kept our promise of rewarding customers but have also recorded amazing stories of how the GAIM 5 cash rewards are transforming the lives of our customers and their communities.
For instance, several customers have increased their working capital, purchased much needed equipment and are furthering their education all from their GAIM 5 prizes. This cements our reputation as the bank that empowers its customers” he added “’At Fidelity Bank, we are grateful for the opportunity to improve our customers’ fortunes through this promo and we reemphasize our commitment to do more to help them meet their goals.
Nigeria Lottery Regulatory Commision (NLRC) Deputy Director and Zonal coordinator, Nkiru Onuzulu in her comment, lauded Fidelity bank for running a transparent savings Promo and keeping to its promises to customers.
“Fidelity bank customers are very lucky, they are blessed, we know the value one million, N2 million, N5 million and N10 million will bring to the value and life of the winners. The bank always keeps their words. The bank has kept to its promises since the inception of the grand finale. We have followed all the processes and Fidelity bank is keeping to its promises.”
Photo (L–R): Niyi Adeleke, Monitoring and Enforcement Officer, National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC); Susie Onwuka, Deputy Director, Federal Competition & Consumer Protection Commission; Osita Ede, Divisional Head, Product Development; Nkiru Onuzulu, Deputy Director/Zonal Coordinator, NLRC; and Ukpai Ibe, Head, Savings and Sales, Fidelity Bank Plc at the Fidelity Bank Get Alert in Millions Season 5 Promo grand draw in Lagos on Tuesday, 30 August 2022.