Damilola Rachael Ajayi, a student of the University of Ilorin was celebrated as she won 5 million naira at the Skye Bank ‘Ref ‘n’ Win’ which held in the premises of the bank on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018.
The young millionaire was presented with the cash prize following the conclusion of he r participation in the Skye Bank ‘Ref ‘n’ Win’.
Samson Abidemi Ajayi, the Syke Bank’s manager of the Unilorin branch gave a brief background to how Skye Bank ‘Ref ‘n’ Win’ all started.
He further stated that ‘Ref ‘n’ Win’ campaign was said to have been propelled on the 1st of June, 2016 and all Campus Plus account holders were urged to refer or open accounts for which the bank rewarded each referrer with cash incentives.
Skye Bank Plc, as part of its engagement initiative to drive financial inclusion among the youth segment organized the nationwide campus storm exercise to promote its ‘Ref n Win’ campaign which provided students and the academic communities an opportunity to experience convenient and accessible banking opportunity and offerings right at their doorstep in their various institutions.
Campus Plus Savings Account is an account product customized for young customers between the ages of 16 to 30 years who are in one tertiary institution or the other.
The account is adaptable with an opening balance of 500 naira and a maximum balance of N500,000. The bank account can be opened using either a student I.D card, library card or admission letter. And those who refer their friends and colleagues will get to earn a commission on the accounts opened and that also qualifies them for prizes ranging from N25, 000 to N50,000. They also stand a chance to partake in the grand draw to win a Brand New KIA Salon Car at the end of the promo.
The manager encouraged students to open a Campus Plus Savings Account in order to participate in Skye Bank ‘Ref ‘n’ Win’.
The occasion was graced by students of UNILORIN, staff of Skye Bank PLC as well as delegates from the school management.
The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Abdulkareem Age, who was ably represented by the Dean of Students’ Affairs Unit, congratulated the winner and commended the endeavours of the former Vice Chancellor for encouraging banks to open branches on the varsity campus. He also appreciated the efforts of the bank in ensuring that their promise to the winner was fulfilled.
The winner expressed how happy she was and her gratitude to the bank for helping her rewrite her story. She also encouraged other students to be a part of the Skye Bank ‘Ref ‘n’ Win’.
The Bank is therefore exhorting the student populace and the university community to avail themselves of this exciting yet rewarding activity, networking and the products and services the initiative would offer to support their academics and lifestyles.
Aisha Muhammad Dabarako