By Favour Nnabugwu
The annual conference of the National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents, NAIPCO, which is harp on the impact of Covid-19 on financial inclusion; opportunities for insurance and pension sectors comes up Thursday, October 14, 2021 at Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.
The theme of the conference will examine the multiplier effects of Covid on the financial sector of the economy and the disruptions created in the economy and how to mitigate it for all.
The keynote speaker is the former Director General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), Mrs. Folashade Onanuga, while the pioneer Director General, National Pension Commission (PenCom) and Chairman, Polaris Bank Limited, Mr. Ahmad Muhammed; Commissioner for Insurance/CEO, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Mr. Sunday Thomas; Director General, National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar are special guests of honour. The chairman/chief executive officer, Prestige Insurance Brokers Limited, Prince Feyisayo Soyewo, will chair the event.
Similarly, Chairman, Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA), Mr Ganiyu Musa; Chairman, Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp), Mr. Wale Odutola, among others set for the event.
According to the NAIPCO chairman, Mr. Chuks Okonta, experts from both the insurance and pension industries and the extended financial service sector will gather to deliberate.
Chairman, 2021 NAIPCO conference planning committee, Mr. Modestus Anaesoronye, also said the awards which form part of the event would be given to individuals and companies who have distinguished themselves in the insurance and pension sectors in the last financial year.
The annual NAIPCO conference deliberates and proffers solutions to issues that affect the insurance and pension markets in Nigeria, Africa and the global stage.