The Nigerian Association of Insurance and Pension Editors has named chieftains in the insurance and pension industry to brainstorm on insurance and pension contribution to the economy.

It said in a statement, it named the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, APT Securities and Funds Limited, Mallam Kasim Kurfi, as the keynote speaker for its up-coming 8th annual national conference with the theme, ‘Role of insurance and pension sectors in building sustainable economic growth under the new government’.

NAIPE said the panellists for the conference included President of West African Insurance Companies Association/Group Managing Director, Consolidated Hallmark Insurance, Mr Eddie Efekoha; the President of Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria, Olumide Oyetan; the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Scib Insurance Brokers, Mr Shola Tinubu; and former Secretary General, African Insurance Organisation, Ms Prisca Soares.

Others are the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, NLPC, Mr Samuel Abolarin; the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Access Pension, Dave Oduanu; and the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, ARM Pension, Mr Wale Odutola.

The conference would take place in  September in Lagos, it stated.

Commenting, the Chairperson, NAIPE, Mrs Nkechi Naeche-Esezobor, said the keynote speaker and the selected panelists were knowledgeable to discuss the theme of the conference.

Esezobor stated that the Special Guests of Honour for the conference is the Commissioner for Insurance, Mr Sunday Thomas; and Director-General of the National Pension Commission, Mrs Aisha Dahir-Umar.




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