Jan 7, 2011, 2:14 PM
Access Bank on 27 April 2011 held a monthly and grand final raffle draw for its esteemed customers at the bank’s head office on Kairaba Avenue.
The items for the monthly draw were five Nokia Comium Phones and three M1323 mobiles, four Samsung DVDs and a weekend for two at the Paradise Suites Hotel in Senegambia, whilst the prizes for the annual draw included a refrigerator, a 42” plasma TV, and a first class flight ticket to and from the UK with a pocket money of £1,500.
Speaking shortly before the raffle, Mohamed El Kabir Fye, Corporate Communication Officer of Access Bank, told the gathering that the bank had been conducting similar draws for their valuable customers every month and annually since the end of 2009. “We promise to be doing it after every end of year,” he added.
He also said the criteria for the monthly draw was to have a minimum of D7,000 in one’s account for a month, while for the annual raffle a customer must have a fresh account with a sum of D100,000 for a five-month period.
He finally thanked all customers for their participation.
“These activities are a win win situation for everyone,” says the Access Bank Managing Director Oleka Ajiogo.
He also spoke on the need for partnership while calling on all and sundry to bank with them, saying the Access Bank of the people which is always out to serve people in The Gambia with better products and services.
MD Ajiogo further commended partners like Comium, the Paradise Suites Hotel and QuantumNET for sponsoring and helping in seeing through the event successfully.
Speaking earlier, Malafi Jammeh, Access Bank’s Corporate Banking manager, also congratulated the esteemed customers of the bank for appreciating their business over the years.
“We are here to be your partners in business and we will try to put you first before profit,” he asserted.
He said they also partner with the National Disaster Management Agency, and the National Malaria Control Programme as a way of contributing their quota to the community.
At the end of the raffle draw, 12 customers emerged as winners for the various prizes aforementioned.
Speaking to this reporter shortly after the draw, Jainaba Marong, winner of the two mobile phones, said she very much appreciated the gifts and thanked Access Bank for “doing something great for their customers”. She also called on the public to join Access Bank train by banking with them as “their action speaks for themselves”.