In commemoration of 120 years anniversary of memorable banking in the country, FirstBank has rewarded the first set of 360 winners in the maiden draw of the Anniversary savings promo tagged the ‘Big Splash promo.’
The event which took place last week at De Hall Event centre on Obafemi Awolowo Road, Ikeja had in attendance representatives from the National Lottery Regulatory Commission, Consumer Protection Council and KPMG Advisory Services, and saw the emergence of 360 winners who went away with various gifts such as refrigerators, gas cookers and cash prizes of N50,000.00 naira each.
The savings promo which is an annual rewarding exercise of the Bank is in its 5th year and this year edition which kicked off in July and expected to run till 2014 to coincides with the 120 years anniversary of the Bank is aimed at rewarding customers for their patronage and loyalty to the brand over the years and to promote a savings culture among the youths and general populace.
The Big Splash Promo will see 360 winners emerge for every bi-monthly raffle draw ceremony while 3 lucky winners will cart away a brand new Toyota corolla each at every quarterly draw and 1 winner of a Terrace Duplex at the grand finale draw.
According to, the Group Head, Product & Marketing Support, FirstBank, Mrs. Ezinne Obikile“the big splash anniversary special promo is a very special one because it is been anchored around the celebration of the Bank’s 120th year celebration taking place next year. It is in view of that, we decided to reward our customers in a very special way. This promo would witness a new home owner who would emerge from saving N20, 000 every month for 10 months, as well as a brand new Toyota Corolla winner and other fabulous gift. This is our own way of giving back to the customers and thanking them for their patronage over the years.
To qualify for the FirstBank Big Splash promo, FirstBank customers need to operate a savings account and maintain a sum of N10, 000.00 monthly balance of which should be maintained for a minimum of 30 days to qualify for the bi-monthly draw. While fresh savings account holders will need to maintain the sum of N 10,000.00 monthly and maintain this balance in his account for 30 days to qualify for the bi-monthly draw. For the quarterly and grand finale draws, account holders need to maintain incremental balances of N20, 000.00 every month for three consecutive months to qualify for the semi-annual draw or maintain a balance of N60, 000.00 steadily over the quarter to qualify for the semi-annual draw. Increasing one’s savings account with the sum of N20, 000.00 every month for 10 consecutive months or a bullet minimum deposit of N200, 000.00 unbroken will qualify the account holder for the Grand Finale draw.
First Bank of Nigeria Limited is Nigeria’s leading financial services institution by total assets and gross earnings. With more than 5 million customers, FirstBank has over 700 branches and five (5) subsidiary companies, providing a comprehensive range of financial services. The Bank has international presence through its subsidiaries, FBN Bank (UK) Limited in London, and Banque International de Credit (B.I.C) in the Republic of Congo, as well as its Representative Offices in Johannesburg, Beijing and Abu Dhabi. FirstBank is recipient of several recent awards including the “Best Banking Group in Nigeria” by World Finance Banking Awards, “Best Financial Reporting Company” by Africa Investor, “Most Innovative Bank in Africa” by African Banker Awards, “The Best Retail Bank in Nigeria” by the Asian Banker International Excellence in Retail Financial Services Awards, “The Best Indigenous Place to Work For in Nigeria” and “The Best Financial Services Company to Work For in Nigeria” by the Great Place to Work Awards, and “The Bank of the Year in Nigeria” by The Banker Magazine. In addition, for two consecutive years, 2012 and 2013, FirstBank has been named “Nigeria’s Number One Banking Brand” by Brand Finance Top 500 Banking Brands.