United Bank for Africa Plc, has rewarded 20 kids with N200,000 each as scholarship grants in its kiddies and teens draw which held in Lagos.
The winners qualified to win in this year’s first draw because their parents maintained standing instructions of N10,000 to their child’s UBA kiddies or teens accounts for a six-month period.
UBA said it is initiative conceptualised with the intention to inculcate a savings culture that set kids and teens up for a secure future as well as put them on a strong footing for independence and ultimately actualising their dreams.
The virtual draw was witnessed by representatives of the National Lottery Regulatory Commission and the Consumer Protection Council, where winners emerge from across all the regions of the country.
The 20 kids and teenagers who won N200,000 educational grants were Anderson Nathan, Salihu Mahamud, Simeon Ofomona, Nwaeze Chiziterem, Eva Makuachukwu, Ifechukwudi Ugbeh, Jeremiah Isyaku, Iyare Owa and Okoye Munachi.
Others are Charles-Agwanyokha Ilamosi; Ngbede Ishor; Molokwu Kosisochukwu; Nancy Aigboduwa; Alika Erika; Funebi Tapre; Ebubechukwu Ephraim; Uchegbu Chidera; Ireoluwa Aderinola; Njoku Judith and Mariam Oyewole.
The Head, Personal Banking, UBA, Ogechi Altraide, who congratulated all the winners after the draw said that apart from the monthly and quarterly rewards that the bank gives to its loyal customers in the UBA Bumper and savings promo, the bank had gone a step further to encourage parents to instil the savings culture on their kids and teenagers.
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