The Fifth Anniversary and awards of BusinessToday, a yearly event organized to shape the activities of insurance and pension industries hold today at Sheraton Hotels & Towers, Ikeja.
The theme paper of the event “Repositioning the Nigerian Economy: Insurance and Pension Industry Perspective,” will focus on how the insurance and pension industry can contribute to the Nigerian economic growth.
Acting Director General, National Pension Commission (PenCom) Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar and Chairman, Mutual Benefits Group, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi will be among dignitaries to speak at the award which is a yearly event to be chaired by no other person than the doyen of insurance and pension industry, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi while the keynote address will be delivered by the Acting DG of PenCom Aisha Dahir-Umar and Chairman Nigerian Insurers Association, (NIA), Mr. Tope Smart.
A statement by the Editor-In-Chief/Chief Executive Officer, BusinessToday, Nkechi Naeche, said to do justice to the theme paper, experts are drawn from insurance and pension sectors for this purpose as they seek solutions on how both sectors can contribute significantly in repositioning the national economy in order to better the lives of policy holders, contributors and retirees and investors.
Other speakers expected at the events are: Glory Etaduovie, Managing Director, IEI-Anchor Pension Managers Limited; Ben Ujoatuonu, Managing Director Universal Insurance Plc; Olaotan Soyinka, Managing Director/CEO, Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc and Umar Mairami, Managing Director, Premium Pension Limited.
The event, according to her, will also feature the launching of BusinessToday Magazine and award presentation in different category to celebrate insurance and pension companies as well as individuals that distinguished themselves in 2017.
She said the yearly award was designed to celebrate creativity and excellent performances exhibited by individuals and organisation and by extension deepen insurance and pension awareness in the country.