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Pensioner (72) wins his first car

15 December 2012, 09:09

Uyo - A 72-year-old pensioner, Eta Inyang, on Friday in Uyo won  the star prize of Hyundai Verna car in an Aim and Win Promo organised by Unity Bank.

Inyang, who hails from Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom, was an account staff of Governor’s Office in the then Cross River and retired voluntarily from the civil service in 1981.

The keys and documents of the car were presented on behalf of Unity Bank to the winner by Udo Kerian-Akpan, Deputy Speaker, Akwa Ibom House of Assembly.

The deputy speaker, represented by the member representing Ukanafun state constituency in the House, Aniekan Akpan urged Unity Bank to establish a branch in his constituency.

He said that there is no commercial bank in his federal constituency made up of Oruk-Anam and Ukanafun local government areas.

Responding, the Zonal Head, South Operations of Unity Bank, Patricia Nwaiwu, said the bank was prepared to move into the hinterland provided businessmen and the local authority agreed to support its existence.

After receiving the car, Inyang said: "I now have a car at old age. This is my first car in my life.

"Before now I have been trekking; by the grace of God, a man from Nsit Ibom now has a car. I am owed pensions for 18 months now.’’

He thanked the management of the bank for being customer-friendly and called on his friends and the people of Akwa Ibom to patronise the bank.


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