First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited, through its reward scheme tagged ‘’FCMB Millionaire Promo Season 4’’, has rewarded and empowered a total of 2,576 of its customers within the eight months the promo ran. This was disclosed at the grand finale draws of the promo which took place at the four Regions and 25 Zones of the Bank across Nigeria on Thursday, November 30, 2017. The promo which targeted all existing savings account customers of FCMB with monthly account balance ranging from N10,000.00 to N50,000.00 was designed to give extra value and empowerment to customers of the Bank, while encouraging financial inclusion and savings culture. It was also a part of various initiatives of the lender to enhance customer experience and reward them for their loyalty and patronage over the years. The first draw of the promo this year was held in May, followed by the second in July and the third in September. At each of the draws, 644 qualified customers won various gifts, including four of them who smiled home with N1million each.
At the colourful and exciting grand finale draws ceremony witnessed by thousands of people, including customers of the Bank and officials of regulatory bodies, another set of 644 customers emerged as winners. While four lucky customers were each rewarded with the star prize of N2million, a total of 640 other account holders smiled home with LED television sets, generating sets, decoders, tablets, smart phones and other consolation prizes, at the end of the electronic selection exercise.
Adelagun Mary won the star prize of N2million at the Lagos regional draws, while Musa Ele won the same amount at the Abuja & North region. In addition, Chika Anaelechukwu emerged winner of N2million at the South-East/South-South draws, just as Adelaja George was rewarded with same amount, being the star prize winner at the South-west regional draws. The winners, customers and officials of the regulatory bodies commended FCMB for sustaining its empowerment and the support to the populace in the society. One of the winners of N2million Musa Ele expressed gratitude to the financial institution for being a true partner in progress. In an excitement-laden voice, he stated that, ‘’I am very grateful tp FCMB for coming-up this promo, because without it I will not have the opportunity to win this money. I am very grateful to FCMB and I believe the Bank will continue to help many people’’.
In his comment, the Zonal Co-ordinator of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission in Oyo State, Mr. Tayo Fasuhanmi, hailed the Bank for conducting the exercise with integrity. He stated that, ‘’FCMB followed due process from the beginning of the promo till the emergence of the various winners. We give commend the Bank for all it has done through this promo to empower Nigerians and bring happiness to the lives of customers’’. Speaking on the concluded promotion and its grand finale, the Executive Director, Retail Banking, Mr. Olu Akanmu, said FCMB had fulfilled the promise it made customers to reward those who participated and qualified for the promo during the four draws organised at the Bank’s various zones and regions nationwide.
According to him, ‘’one of the major objectives which characterised the promo was our commitment to drive financial inclusion and promote savings culture in the society, particularly the unbanked segment. I can boldly say, we achieved our aim, looking at the number of new to Bank customers recorded. May I once again thank all FCMB customers for their loyalty and belief in our financial institution and also congratulate all prize winners. I want to use this opportunity to reinstate our commitment to exceptional customer experience and excellent service delivery’’. Mr. Akanmu encouraged them to make wise use of their prizes, particularly the star prize winners and added that, ‘’FCMB promo is credible. The draws which took place in all the zones of FCMB across Nigeria, brought about winners emerging from every region, spreading across cities, towns and neigbourhoods all over the country. The FCMB franchise is strong across Nigeria with millions of customers doing their savings and banking transactions, using all our channels daily. We will continue to reward our customers for their patronage’’.
He further assured that FCMB will continue to offer the best in service and product offerings in line with its value as a simple, reliable and helpful financial institution. However, it was also confirmed that following positive feedback from customers and the general public, the Bank is making arrangements to launch FCMB Millionaire Promo Season 5 as soon as possible and the modalities may not be different from the previous seasons. First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited is a member of FCMB Group Plc, which is one of the leading financial services institutions in Nigeria with subsidiaries that are market leaders in their respective segments. Having successfully transformed to a retail and commercial banking-led group, FCMB expects to continue to distinguish itself by delivering exceptional services, while enhancing the growth and achievement of personal and business aspirations of its customers.