TWENTY millionaires have emerged in the on-going Sterling Bank’s Savers Reward Scheme which was introduced to reward customers and encourage a savings culture among Nigerians.
At the first draw held in Lagos at the weekend, 29 individual customers with a monthly balance of N25,000 in their savings accounts won N1 million each. Similarly, 40 customers with a weekly balance of N10,000 in their accounts won N50,000 each, while four non-individual customers with Sterling Plus accounts won N250,000 each.
The lucky winners were selected via an electronic raffle draw system. They were from various parts of the country. The draw was witnessed by officials of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC), Lagos State Lotteries Board (LSLB), National Lottery Regulatory Commission (NLRC) and Akintola Williams Deloitte.
Explaining the Savers Reward Scheme, Chief Marketing Officer, Sterling Bank, Mr. Henry Bassey said that customers with a minimum of N25, 000 automatically qualify for the monthly N1 million draws with one ticket. He disclosed that the total number of tickets were 1,509,383, while the number of qualified accounts were 11,305. He added that the total number of tickets in the weekly draw with a cut-off date of June 30, 2017 were 4,126,681 while the number of qualified accounts were 180,946.