NAICOM pushes for financial Inclusion in micro finance strategy

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By Favour Nnabugwu
The Commissioner for Insurance, of the National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, Mr Sunday Thomas, has assured Nigerians that the micro insurance schemes is incorporated in the budding Nigerian financial enterprise.
The assurance came at the inaugural conference of Oriental News Nigeria with theme “Engaging with critical groups to develop effective financial inclusion initiative” which in Lagos.
Represented at the conference by Rasaaq Salami, Deputy Director/Head Corporate Communications & market Development  NAICOM, Thomas said that micro insurance  provides the leeway to protecting your property, safeguarding your belongings  from damages or loss  and ensuring you do not suffer loss when the unexpected damage or loss occurs.
It also safeguards traders or businesses of artisans and petty traders whenever their wares are destroyed, damaged or stolen.
“ Micro insurance is a way of safeguarding your property or business from any unforeseen event,and when it happens, what ever loss you ensured against will be reimbursed you”  the commissioner for Insurance assured on financial inclusion.
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), on its part reiterated its commitments to ensure every segment of the society is covered in the ongoing financial inclusion initiative of the Federal Government
Earlier in her opening address, Editor Oriental News Nigeria , Mrs Yemisi Izuora  said that the conference was conceived by Stanmeg  Communications, publishers of Oriental News Nigeria after a pain staking study  the progress and prospects of the financial inclusion policy in the country since inception in 2012.
“ The conference is being organised given that the past couple of years , the federal government and stakeholders in the financial sector have had to deal with expanding financial services tp large community of underserved pupulation and dealing with resilience challenges brought about by confluence of events that have taken place”  Izuora stated

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