Sterling bank plc has recently made Mr. Augustine Chijioke, a spare parts dealer in the Sabongari area in Kano and Mr. Joseph Otorkpa, a retired Chief Accountant at the Supreme Court Abuja millionaires in the ongoing New Sterling Plus Cash Reward Scheme Season 2. Not only that, but the bank, also made Rev. George Bako and Mr. Yakubu Bashir smile to their Banks, as they were N500,000 richer. They were selected via an electronic raffle draw held at Sterling Bank’s Corporate Head Office in Lagos and attended by representatives from the National Lottery Commission (NLRC) and the Consumer Protection Council (CPC). According to the Bank, 30 customers of the Bank had won N100,000 each while 289 others had been rewarded with the sum of N50,000 each for their participation in the promo to date.
In the first season of the promo, the Bank said it had paid out a total of over N40 million. Five customers of the Bank won One Million Naira each, six won N500,000 each, 70 others became N100,000 richer, while 579 customers went home with the sum of N50,000 each. While commending the lender, Mr. Augustine Chijioke, who could not hide his excitement at the presentation of the prize money, thanked the Bank for fulfilling its promise of rewarding customer loyalty adding that “this will remain memorable to me as long as l live as this will be a great support to my business.” In the same direction, Mr. Yakubu Bashir who went home with the sum of N500,000 said the gesture will go a long way to reinforcing customers’ confidence in the Bank and lead to increased patronage.
“Sterling Bank has fulfilled its promise to enrich the lives of its customers and on behalf of other winners l want to say a big thank you to Sterling Bank”, he said. In his remarks, the Bank’s Group Head, Strategy & Communications, Mr. Shina Atilola explained that the New Sterling Plus is a hybrid account with the promise of many goodies. He described the product as the perfect solution for individuals interested in enjoying the benefits of both current and savings account offerings without the associated cost of running a current account. The New Sterling Plus Cash Reward Scheme was introduced by Sterling Bank Plc last year in fulfillment of its promise to reward customer loyalty, encourage a savings culture among Nigerians and promote financial inclusion.