The firm, had, in February this year, donated office equipment worth over N10 million to the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria(CIIN). Equipment donated were; 39 air conditioners; 12 desktops and 5 laptops, which further shows the company’s commitment to the Nigerian insurance industry.
Stating that, it is high time corporate organisations begin to look beyond their core businesses by contributing to the society they operate through CSR initiative, he said, this will lead to gradual growth and development of the country as government cannot do it alone.
He implored other companies to emulate WAICA Re in term of professionalism and CSR, which, he said, will not only create awareness about insurance and reinsurance awareness, it will equally lead to gradual uptake of insurance products and services in the country and on the continent.
While relieving the Award, the Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of WAICA Re, Ezekiel Ekundayo, appreciated the association for counting the organisation worthy of the award, promising that, this will further spur the company to increase its commitment towards improving lives and reinsuring the insurance businesses across the West African Region and Africa at large.
Ekundayo, who was represented by Mr. Ayokunle Gbenga of WAICA Re stated that the corporation pays equal attention to all the countries its operating including Nigeria, which was the reason for the CSR projects embarked upon in the country. He said similar initiative has taken place in other countries in the region.