A civil servant with the Lagos State government, Kazeem Adewale, and two others have won N1 million each in the August draw of Skye Bank’s ‘Reach for the Skye Millionaire promo’ which took place in Lagos at the weekend.
The other winners, Uche Onuegbu, an Aba based businessman; and Adewale Abiodun Adeyemo of Offa, Kwara State, also became N1 million richer after the event.
Four other customers went home with N250,000 each. The lucky customers are Aina Fabode of Jos branch; Kalu Okeke Ogbonnaya of Aba branch; Lawal Basheer; and Gazal Fatimat.
The electronic draw conducted in the presence of officials of the National Lottery Commission also produced 10 lucky individuals who won N100,000 each, bringing the total prize money to N5 million.
Speaking on the occasion, Head, Retail Banking Group, Skye Bank Plc, Nkolika Okoli, said the bank would continue to encourage the adoption of the savings culture by the members of the public.
According to her, a customer would qualify for the draw after opening a Skye Save Plus account with a minimum of N2000, while each additional N2000 increases the customer’s chance to win the N1 million prize.
Okoli said the draws would hold every month, with a total of N60 million up for grabs during the 12 month duration of the reward promo.
She therefore enjoined the members of the public to open a Skye Save Plus account with a minimum balance of N2000 in order to benefit from the ongoing promotion.
The representative of the National Lottery Commission, described the electronic draw conducted as open, transparent and clear, saying it conformed to the commission’s requirements of a credible draw.
He advised members of the public to take advantage of the bank’s promotion to transform their businesses by opening accounts with it so as to be able to take part in future draws