it is with deep sorrow and a heavy heart that the entire Management and Staff of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) share the news of the passing of our esteemed pioneer Commissioner for Insurance/Chief Executive Officer (1992 – 1996), Chief. Eugene Okwor. He departed from this world on January 14, 2024, leaving behind a legacy that will forever be etched in the annals of our institution’s history.
Chief. Eugene Okwor was not merely a leader; he was the architect of our institution’s early foundations, guiding us through uncharted territories and shaping our identity with his vision, wisdom, and unwavering dedication. His leadership laid the groundwork for the success and growth we continue to experience today.
During his tenure, Chief. Eugene Okwor exemplified the highest standards of integrity, innovation, and compassion. His commitment to excellence and tireless efforts to propel our institution forward were not only evident in the achievements we celebrate but also in the profound impact he had on the lives of those fortunate enough to work alongside him.
As we mourn the loss of a remarkable leader, let us also celebrate his indomitable spirit. His legacy will forever inspire us to uphold the principles and values he held dear, ensuring that his vision continues to guide our institution toward a future he envisioned.
We extend our deepest condolences to Chief. Eugene Okwor’s family during this difficult time. May they find solace in the knowledge that his contributions have left an indelible mark on our institution and the countless lives he touched.
In honour of Chief. Eugene Okwor, let us come together as a community to commemorate his life and the enduring impact he has had on us all.
Burial arrangement will be as announced by the family.