THE Juaben Rural Bank has held an awards ceremony in Kumasi to present prizes to the winners of a promotional raffle draw.
The first prize of a brand new deep freezer, worth GH¢740, went to Mr Osei-Wusu of Kumasi.
The first and second runners-up took away a refrigerator worth GH¢495 and a home theatre valued at GH¢350. There were also consolation prizes.
In the promotion, dubbed “Win Big Promotion”, which was launched in 2007, existing and potential customers were required to deposit GH¢200 in an account and receive a coupon which enabled them to enter into a draw.
At the presentation ceremony, the Vice Board Chairman of the bank, Mr E. K. Asomanin, said the promotion had achieved significant success for both the bank and its customers.
He cited, for instance, an increase in its deposit base by 23.6 per cent or GH¢1,468,000, adding, “Customer base also went up by a margin of 15 per cent, representing 5,893 customers.”
Mr Asomanin said the raffle had also helped in inculcating the banking habit in the people.
He gave the assurance that the bank would continue to come up with innovative products and also give customers value for money.
The vice board chairman called on market women, artisans, professionals and the general public to do business with the bank.
He commended customers of the bank for their confidence in the financial institution.