In fulfilment of its strategic objective to becoming Africa’s gateway to the world, one of the Nigeria’s leading bank, Access Bank Plc has launched and opened up its USSD channel (*901#) to all Nigerians to allow the instant opening of DiamondXtra accounts from mobile devices.
The DiamondXtra USSD channel option (*901#) allows customers, and potential customers, conveniently open a DiamondXtra account, confirm the number of tickets they have in a particular draw, and also find out the date for the draws from their mobile devices.
According to the Executive Director, Retail Banking, Mr. Victor Etuokwu; “Our business is all about our customers as our success can be directly attributed to their success.
“We have helped millions of people save with DiamondXtra and have rewarded thousands over the last 10 years, with this year being the eleventh edition.
“To encourage more people to save, we have digitized the scheme to accommodate customers who are not able, for one reason or another, to go the branch to open a DiamondXtra account.
“New customers can simply dial *901#, follow the prompts to open a DiamondXtra account and fund with a minimum of ₦5,000 to be one of our lucky winners.
“To join our winning train, all you need to do is to save up, if you are already a DiamondXtra customer, or open a DiamondXtra account with just ₦5,000 and save multiples of ₦5,000 to increase your chances of winning.
“The reward scheme rewards 10 customers with N1million each in our monthly draws, while the rewards for the quarterly draw include: Salary4Life (N100,000 every month for 20 Years) and Education allowance for 5 years (N100,000 every month for 5 years).
“Others are Rent 4 a Year (₦1,000,000) – ₦1,000,000 for 6 lucky winners: ₦500,000 for 15 lucky winners,
₦100,000 for 45 lucky winners, ₦50,000 for 300 lucky winners,
₦20,000 for 300 lucky winners and ₦10,000 for 300 lucky winners, while Loyalty prizes are 20,000 for 45 lucky winners.
DiamondXtra is an interest yielding hybrid account which allows deposit of both cash and third party cheques.
Hybrid means a combination of both savings and current account features.
The DiamondXtra reward scheme has given away over N5 billion in cash and household items to over 15,000 loyal customers over the last 10 years.