Engr Jacob Adeosun, President RIMSON
PRESS RELEASE—The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON, is to flag off the 2018 National Risk Management Conference under the aegis of RIMSON, the pioneer
Risk Management Society in Nigeria. The two-day conference has as its theme ” Risk Management and Nation Building:Transforming National Challenges to Opportunities” scheduled for Wednesday 31st October and Thursday 1st
November, 2018, the conference is a convergence of Risk Managers across the different facets of the national economy.
The risk management practitioners
comprise Risk Management professionals in government agencies and parastatals, the oil & gas sector, insurance, banking & finance, agriculture, manufacturing sector, telecoms sector, State and national disaster management agencies as well as Pension and Health Management
Organisations amongst others.
President of Risk Managers Society of Nigeria, Engr Jacob Adeosun, FRMN, in a press release today, said that the invitation of the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo as the Special Guest of Honour and to declare the conference open, underpins the national importance of the 2018 Risk Management Conference, stating that “the conference is part of RIMSON’s
contribution to Nation Building, especially in the clarion call for the
enthronement of Risk Management awareness and culture in national planning and development”. Adeosun, a seasoned Chemical Engineer and lndustrial Risks
Surveyor and Analyst, is the flag bearer of a committed crop of risk
management professionals seeking to move forward the Risk Management landscape in Nigeria and ultimately in the West African Sub-region. RIMSON
has remained committed to risk management education which it recently reinforced with the berthing of The Centre for Risk Management Developement (CRMD), RIMSON’s Training, Education and Research Arm approved by the
Federal Ministry of Education.
The press release signed by Joseph Obah, RIMSON’s media consultant, also
listed the focal areas of the 2018 National Risk Management Conference.
These include but not limited to the following:
● Transforming National Challenges to Opportunities.
● Managing National Catastrophe Risks.
● Enterprise Risk Management(ERM) -An Overview of the Risk
● Financial Risks in Pensions Management.
● Financial Risks in Health Management Systems.
● Effective Risk Management of National Assets and Infrastructure.
● A more Pragmatic Management of Country Risks focusing
● A Risk Appraisal of the National Immigration and Residency Policies
focusing Effective Data base for national identification of
residents and immigrants.
The Annual Risk Management conference will be graced by top-echelon Guests
and Speakers, including the Group Managing Director of NNPC, Dr Maikanti
Baru,, FNSE, Alhaji Mohammad Musa Bello, FCT Minister,Alhaji Mohammed Kari,
Commissioner for Insurance, Engr. Peter Onyeri, internationally acclaimed
Aviation Safety expert, Hajia Aisha Dahir-Umar, Ag Director General,
National Pension Commission ( PenCom) and Mr Sola Alo, Group Insurance
Manager, Dangote Group.Others are Mrs Aderonke Adedeji, President, Pension
Operators (PenOps), MD/CEO Leadway Pensure, Prof Usman Yusuf, Executive
Secretary/CEO, National Health Insuran e Scheme, Mrs Folashade Joseph,
MD/CEO, Nigeria Agric Insuran e Corporation(NAIC), Mr Sunday Oludare Thomas,
Deputy Commissioner for Insurance and Engr. Mustapha Yunusa Maihaja,
Managing Director, National Emergency Management Agency ( NEMA) amongst
other eminent Guests and Speakers.
Other highlights of the conference include the inauguration of Abuja Branch
of RIMSON, Induction of new members and the conferment of the Society’s
Fellowship on deserving Nigerians who are epitomes of Risk Management in
their respective jurisdictions.
The conference planning committee has assured that delegates will have a
rewarding experience coupled with the ambience of NICON Luxury Hotel, Abuja,
venue of the conference.