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GTBank puts smiles on faces of more customers

Oct 27, 2016, 9:39 AM | Article By: Osman Kargbo

Guaranty Trust Bank The Gambia Limited has again put smiles on the faces of lucky winners in the bank’s Save and Win Deposit Mobilisation campaign, rolled out this year for its customers.

On Tuesday 25 October, the second set of winners of the Deposit Mobilisation campaign received their prizes at the head office of the bank on Kairaba Avenue.

The campaign, whose second draw this month was won by 13 customers (10 in Category 1 and 3 in Category 2 of the campaign), offers customers of the bank the opportunity to win  various types of prizes, including bags of rice, onions and gallons of oil, as well as fridge freezers, a 32 inch LED TV and Smart phones. 

Category one includes customers who maintain a closing balance of between D10,000 and above in their accounts for 3 months, and are entitled to prizes such as 2 bags of rice, 1 gallon of vegetable oil (20 litres) and a bag of onions.

Category two includes customers who maintain a closing balance of D50,000 and above in their accounts for 3 months, and are entitled to prizes such as fridge freezer, a 32 inch LED TV, and Smart Phones.

The first set of prizes was presented in July this year to lucky customers of the bank.

The second set of winners of the promo, who received their prizes on Tuesday at the head office of the bank on Kairaba Avenue, included in category 1: Lamin Ceesay, Kebba Dabo and Mukai M. Bad, Ousman Sowe, Alhagie Jammeh, Samba Jarju, Cherno Jallow, Ndey Naffie Ceesay, Papa Jatta, Samba Sillah, and David Cardoman Gomez. Each of them received 2 bags of rice, 1 gallon of vegetable oil (20 litres) and a bag of onions.

In category 2: the lucky winners were: Awa Jobe (fridge freezer), Katty Joh Samba (fridge freezer), Jainaba Manjang (a 32 inch LED TV) and Lamin Jawara (Smart Phone).

Both categories, this time around, included winners who could not pick up their prizes from the previous draw in July this year.

A leading financial intermediary in The Gambia’s banking sector, GTBank was the Bank of the Year 2015, awarded by the country’s private sector apex body - the Gambia Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Agriculture and Employers’ Association (GCCI).

GTBank Gambia, which began operations in The Gambia in March 2002 has, over the years, remained committed to providing professional banking services for various facets of the Gambian economy. 

The GTBank Save and Win Deposit Mobilization campaign, as it name implies, is out to mobilise more deposits for the bank, as it encourages a savings culture.

The campaign was also initiated to give back to customers, who are stakeholders of the bank.

The campaign, which has a lot of goods and value for GTBank customers and the unbanked in the country, is simply a “fulfilment of the Bank’s Corporate Social Responsibility pledge” as a corporate citizen of The Gambia.

“A grand raffle draw will be held at the end of the year, in which customers that maintain balances of D500,000 or more in their GTBank Account could win one HYUNDAI ACCENT Car [as first prize], a Return Ticket to Dubai for one plus pocket money of $2,000 [as 2nd Price], and a Complete Luxury Sitting Room Sofa Set [as 3rd Price],” said GTBank Gambia Executive Director and chairperson of the mobilization campaign Mrs Isatou Jawara.

She encouraged customers to keep saving with the bank, and try to always maintain savings in their accounts that will make them qualify to be part of the draw and subsequent winning prizes.

To qualify for the grand finale, customers of the bank must have a minimum closing balance of D500,000 or more for the duration of the promo.

Lucky winners at the second presentation of prizes on Tuesday expressed strong appreciation and good wishes for the bank.

“I will continue to bank with Guaranty Trust Bank and even inform other people of this country, who are not customers of this bank, to start banking with GTBank. To me they are one of the best banks in this country; they are a good bank,” said Mamjai Krubally, who represented her mum, Awa Jobe, one of the fridge freezer winners.

“Guaranty Trust Bank will always go to great lengths to ensure our customers are satisfied at all times,” said GTBank’s corporate affairs officer, who moderated the presentation ceremony.