By Favour Nnabugwu
The Professional Insurance Ladies Association (PILA), the body for women in Insurance across Africa, is puting fining touches to ts multimillion naira Secretariat, PILA House, which is set for commissioning on November, 2, 2021
PILA House located on the high brow Iwaya Road, Yaba, the Secretariat is set to become
the hub of all PILA related activities in Nigeria and other countries
President of PILA, Mrs Joyce Ojemudia stated the body cannot but acknowledge the contributions of all past presidents, as well as leading industry figures to the completion of the project.
Ojemudia also exressed special thanks
go to body’s donors, both corporate and individuals as well as the wonderful in-house committee that brought all these together.
“The official opening of our PILA House coming at this point is testament to the grit, passion, drive and focus that is synonymous with our Association”.
“PILA House is finally open for activities to the glory of God and the advancement of our industry,” She added.
All dignatries expected the grace the commissioning of the PILA House, she stated include the Commissioner for Insurance, Oludare Thomas and the Chairman, House Committee on Insurance, Hon Darlington Nwokocha as the Special
Guests of Honour while Dr Rabiu Olowo, Honourable Commissioner for Finance, Lagos State would be the Guest of Honour.
It will be recalled that the acquisition of the land for the PILA House was done in 2005 under the presidency of Yomi Onabanjo.
Over the next 16 years, various Presidents have contributed their bits to the project before being finally completed by the administration of Joyce Ojemudia.
Also, in line with its tradition; the association, in conjunction with the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, is set to host the annual PILA Night. This year’s event, themed Effizy Night, will hold at Park Inn by Radisson on November 3, 2021, a day after the commissioning of the Secretariat.