Three lucky winners in the Republic Bank ‘Tap for Easter and Beyond’ Credit Card Promotion were presented with their prizes at a brief ceremony held at the Bank’s head office, Ebankese, in Accra.
The first prize, a two-day staycation for two at the Aqua Safari Resort was won by Pharmacy Direct, the second prize, dinner for two at the Villa Monticello Boutique Restaurant went to Mr. John Asiedu and the third prize, a specially branded Republic Bank souvenir went to Mr. Ato Ntsefo. There were several consolation prizes.
The Republic Bank ‘Tap for Easter and Beyond’ credit card promotion was launched in April this year and ended in July. The promotion, which was under the Caritas Lottery Platform of the National Lottery Authority (NLA) sought to reward customers with the highest amount utilized on their Credit Card within the period.
Mr. Joseph L. Ashong, General Manager, Retail and Commercial Banking, who presented the ultimate prize congratulated all the winners and encouraged them to continue using their Republic Bank VISA Credit Cards.
He said the launch of the Four Fantastic Republic Bank VISA -Classic, Adeshie, Infinite and Business Credit Cards by Republic Bank had stimulated interest in Credit Cards acquisition.
“We are the only Bank that issues VISA Business Credit Card in Ghana, and most importantly, we have succeeded in demystifying the myth that Credit Cards are for the elite. As a Bank we will continue to educate Ghanaians even more to increase acquisition and utilization of Credit Cards in Ghana,” he added.
Speaking on behalf of the National Lottery Authority, Ms. Priscilla Akuamoah alluded to the transparency of the promotion and validated the winners on the day.
While thanking the Bank for such an initiative, the recipients tasked the Bank to increase the educational drive of the Credit Card to enable more Ghanaians enjoy the benefits of the product.
Some other Executives of the Bank who were present at the event were Ray Klien, Chief Operations Officer and Frank Lawoe, Chief Risk Officer. Others were Jessica Benson Dzam, Snr. Manager, Electronic Channels and Payments Department (ECPD), Dina Opoku, Sales Manager, ECPD, Bright Ghartey Tagoe, Operations Manager ECPD and Caleb Nunoo, Senior Supervisor Card Sales and Merchant Acquisition.