By Favour Nnabugwu
The National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents (NAIPCO) has elected new executive officers to manage the affairs of the association in the next two year as Nkechi Naeche-Esezobor, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief Business Today is now the new Chairman.
NAIPCO is the umbrella body for journalists covering insurance and pension sectors in Nigeria.
Other officers include: Ngozi Onyeakusi, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Super News Online (Vice Chairman); Rosemary Iwunze, Insurance/Pension Editor, Vanguard Newspaper (General Secretary).
Others are Edet Udoh, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, The Revealer Online (Assistant General Secretary); Matthew Otoijagha, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, Business Wrap Online (Financial Secretary); Amaka Obiefuna, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, News Corner Online (Public Relations Officer) and Adejoke Adeyemi, Insurance and Pension Editor, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) as (Treasurer).
Speaking on behalf of the new executives, the Chairman, Nkechi Naeche-Esezobor thanked the members for the opportunity given to them to serve even as she promised all-inclusive leadership that will foster unity amongst members.
While thanking the outgoing executives for their sterling performance, she promised to build on the existing legacies and foundation laid by past leaders of the association.
She said her administration will focus on those activities and programs that are of significant importance to the welfare of members just as she solicited the cooperation and support of all members.
The formal handing-over from the immediate past executives to the new executives took place after the association’s 2022 Annual General Meeting in Lagos, yesterday.
Speaking before the formal handling over, the outgone Chairman, Chuks Udo Okonta, thanked his team and members for their cooperation which he said served as a catalyst for the success recorded during his tenure and charged the incoming administration to surpass the limit.
The formal inauguration of the new executives is slated for August 2022.