By: Fred Yaw Sarpong- Daily Express
The management of the United Bank for Africa (UBA) Ghana has presented several packages to 12 loyal customers who took part in the remittance campaign introduced by the bank.
The promotion which took place between the period of May and June 2015 was to enable people living in the country receive remittances from their families and relatives in abroad through any UBA branches across the country.
Mrs Abiola Bawuah, CEO-MD of UBA presenting a prize to one of the winners
The 12 persons were identified to have received the highest remittances during the promotion, even though there were a number of people who received remittances through the bank. They were given fridges, gas cookers, microwaves and among other things.
The Daily Express gathered that the remittance business is growing and to increase its market share, UBA Ghana organized this promo to reward customers.
The promotion focused on Western Union and MoneyGram. The winners were Happy Chappell, Salvatore Melarosa, Elizabeth Harris, Afoh Ejirieme caleb, Lucky Nana, Juliet Gbeho, Josephine Nelson, Gladys Appiah (Takoradi), Beatrice Aidoo (Kumasi), Amin Ramatu, Appiah Kwabena Oduro (Aflao) and Eric Obeng.
Presenting the packages to the winners, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the bank, Ms Abiola Bawuah promised better packages to the customers come next year.
She stated that the bank has branches in about 26 locations across the country and ready to open additional ones in Tarkwa and Koforidua.
She said mentioned that the bank has other products such as AfriCash, AfriTrade, AfriCard apart from the Western Union, MoneyGram
“AfriCard is one of the best products to have especially for those travel out the country,” said Ms Bawuah. She added that the customer will only have to load cedis on the card and he/she can be able to use it in any part of the world.