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Scib Nigeria Celebrates 40 Years Of Growth, Plans To Grow Capacity In Africa

L-R: Managing Director/CEO, scib Nigeria and Co. Liimited, Mr. Sola Tinubu; founder and chairman, Chief Olabode Ogunlana; his wife, Kehinde; a client of scib and founder, Shebah School Magodo, Mrs. Titi Lawani; and wife of Managing Director of scib, Mrs. Feyi Tinubu, during the 40th anniversary of scib , in Lagos… on Saturday.




NKECHI NAECHE—–After 40 years of immense contributions to the growth of Nigeria insurance industry and the economy in general, Scib Nigeria & Company Limited at the weekend roll out the drums of celebration to thank God and stakeholders for their support over the years.

Speaking at the event which was held in Lagos, the Founder and Chairman, Olola Ogunlana, noted that to inspire the company at its formation, he used the watchword, from a nursery rhyme, which had guided his life since 1938, when he was enrolled in St. Paul’s Breadfruit Primary School, Lagos.

He said simple but inspiring rhyme provided the core value on which Scib Nigeria & Company Limited was built and nurtured.

He appreciated the board, management and staff of the company on reaching the milestone.
Baba as he is fondly called by his associates, said he believes very much in efficacy of prayers, and looks forward by the grace of God towards the golden jubilee celebration of the firm.

Ealier in his welcome address managing Director/ CEO of the company, Shola Tinubu, said the company which started with just one employee, has grown to an employer of over 120 people and has become a globally acclaimed professional institution.

He explained that the 40 years anniversary celebration is a unique opportunity to celebrate and recognize the founder and former staffs of the company.

Shola who also doubles as the President/ Chairman of Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers ( NCRIB), added that it takes a lot to achieve the status of leadership the firm presently offers.
He reaffirmed that the company will continue to improve on the things that have kept it going in the last 40 years, stressing that the firm will constantly rethink its tools, system and response.
“We will be wary of providing old answers to new problems. We will continue to be at the centre of transformation of the industry through cutting edge innovation. We will focus more on capacity building and be more proactive and promptly seize windows of opportunities.
“We see ourselves doing much better, going forward, to achieve even greater heights. We will count on the support of our clients and partners to achieve this.”

The firm over the years has produced top insurance professionals like, the Managing Director, Leadway Assurance Limited, Hassan Oye-Odukale; Managing Director, Consolidated Hallmark Insurance, Eddie Efekoha; Managing Director, FBNInsurance Limited, Val Ojumah and more.


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