More Millionaires to Emerge in Skye Bank’s Season II Millionnaire reward Scheme

 
 
Skye
Bank is again set to make more millionaires out of Nigerians in its
repackaged ‘Reach For The Skye Millionaire’ reward, Season II.

This was disclosed in a press statement issued by the bank.

The
Season II which officially kicked off in January 2017, promises to
deliver more benefits to the public compared to Season 1 of the scheme,
which changed many lives and made over 36 millionaires of many erstwhile
ordinary Nigerians across various segments of the economy.

Speaking
about the Scheme, the bank’s Executive Director, Retail and Lagos
Commercial Banking, Mrs. Markie Idowu, said that the scheme is intended
to give back to customers and encourage savings among Nigerians. She
noted that the last season made 36 millionaires, and stressed that the
scheme is not to reward the elite, but for everyone, irrespective of
social status.

In
addition, Mrs. Idowu thanked past winners from season 1 and said the
bank looks forward to producing more millionaires in the season II.

Also
speaking at the launch, the bank’s Group Head of Retail Banking, Mr.
Ndubuisi Osakwe gave details of the reward scheme and noted that the
scheme is in recognition of the support of customers; and seeks to
create several millionaires.

He
noted that “the Bank will also seek to continue to nurture winners and
migrate them to other areas of banking products that will help them
build their wealth; ensuring that the under banked and unbanked find the
propositions of banking services more attractive and convenient.”

Mr.
Osakwe further stressed that, “The reward scheme will provide an
opportunity for prospective customers of the bank to take the bold step
of patronizing our numerous cost-saving products and solutions,
emphasizing that “you can only save your way out of poverty”.

On
the mechanics of the scheme, Mr. Osakwe explained that customers who
make a deposit or reactivate their accounts with N10,000 (and its
multiples), and maintain same for a period of 30 days, stand a chance of
becoming millionaires every month.

He
added that consolation cash prizes include: N100,000 for 10 winners,
N50,000 for 10 winners and N20,000 for 20 winners. Each month, more than
41 customers will be rewarded by the bank with the first 200 customers
to reactivate their dormant accounts credited airtime worth of N500
within 48 hours and encouraged everyone to spread the good news.

In his testimonial, Bashiru Adeyemi, an account holder with City Hall branch and one of the winners in season 1, said: “I am a pensioner resident in Lagos
Island. When I heard the news that I won 1 million naira, I did not
believe. It was like a joke to me. I am grateful to Skye Bank. The money
came in handy as I used it to complete my house project.”

Also Saheed Owolabi, an Electrician and a customer of Ajose Adeogun branch of the Bank  in Lagos shared
his experience: “The one million naira helped me a lot as I used it to
secure 40 million naira worth of job in a building project in Lekki,
Lagos.

It
will be recalled that civil servants, legal practitioners, business
owners, students, commercial bus drivers, Immigration Boss, among others
were part of the beneficiaries of the Season 1 of the highly celebrated
reward scheme which saw the Bank rewarding a total of 204 individuals –
36 Millionaires, 48 winners of N250,000 each and 120 winners of
N100,000 each. The reward scheme is now improved and re-packaged for its
Season II which promises to reward more customers every month.
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