By Favour Nnabugwu
As part of efforts to strengthen the quality of skilled personnel in the insurance industry in the country, SBG Insurance Brokers Limited is to endow an academic prize for the best graduating student in insurance at the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
At a press briefing in Lagos, the Managing Director of SBG, Mr. Sammy Dalmeida, listed the endowment, aimed at spurring insurance students to attain academic excellence, as part of activities to mark the 20th anniversary of the company.
“The N2.5million 10-year tenured endowment will result in the best graduating insurance student receiving N250, 000 each year for the next ten years,” Dalmeida expained.
According to him, the Vice-Chancellor of UNILAG, Prof. Toyin Ogundipe and top players in the insurance sector, including Managing Directors, Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, Mr. Femi Asenuga; Custodian & Allied Insurance Limited, Mr. Edeki Isujeh; Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc, Mr. Soyinka Olaotan and the Chief Client Officer, Mascot Insurance Brokers Limited, Mr. Toye Odunsi, will attend the event slated for Wednesday next week.