L- New Inductee Jide Bello, Legal Manager of The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB), Mrs Adekemi Adegbola; Mr. Lateef Sanusi; NCRIB President, Mr Rotimi Edu, mni; NCRIB Deputy President, Mr Tunde Oguntade; Vice President, Mrs Ekeoma Ezeibe and Laitan Iyanda at the induction of new Associates of The NCRIB in Lagos.
By Favour Nnabugwu
The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, NCRIB, has admitted 99 new Associated as they embrace ethics and resourcefulness of the body in order to remain relevant in the insurance value chain.
The President of the Council, Mr. Rotimi Edu, mni, while admitting the new members admonished them to be open to new ideas and consolidate their positions in the insurance broking profession as the most valuable link in the insurance value chain.
Edu said that the Associates admission which was consistent with Section 5 (1) of NCRIB Act No 21 of 2003 was meant to grow capacity of Insurance Brokers in the market as well as open window of expression of their professional expertise as Insurance Brokers.
Said he: I admonish you to give yourselves to learning as insurance professionals and keep your minds open to new ideas required of a contemporary insurance professional in order to meet the increasing sophistication and changing demands of insurance clients.
The NCRIB President noted that the aspiration of the Council was to be renowned as a league of reputable Brokers in Nigeria, rendering valuable and satisfactory services to clients and opined that the present leadership of the Council was poised to give a positive and admirable narrative to members through its “Brokers-Centrism” initiatives.
In induction lectures that were earlier delivered, Mr. Shola, a Past President of the Council counseled the new members to always look after the interest of their clients and that this should reflect in their relationship with insurance companies so as to remain relevant.
Similarly, the Vice President of the Council, Mrs. Ekeoma Ezeibe gave insights into the standards of practice and ethics of the Council and advised the new members to subscribe to the highest standards of professionalism , moral and professional conduct at all times.