Insurance Journalists Train On Ethics Under AIICO Support

L-R: Training facilitator, Head, Investment Relation Department, Moyo Onanuga, President, National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents (NAIPCO) and Head, Strategic Marketing and Corporate Communications, Segun Olalandu of AIICO during a training workshop organised by AIICO for NAIPCO in Lagos today (August 12, 2021).

Yemisi Izuora

Insurance and Pension Journalists have taken to professional training on writing skills as it relates to insurance reporting.

The. AIICO Insurance Plc, under its Corporate Social Responsibility organised the one day training workshop for the Journalists operating as National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents (NAIPCO).

The training workshop, which took place Thursday in Lagos with the theme “Financial Understanding And Analysis” is aimed at building journalists’ capacity and broadening their knowledge in the industry’s financial reporting.

This is the second time AIICO will sponsor a training workshop for NAIPCO members. The first time was in November 2020.

Addressing NAIPCO members, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of AIICO Insurance Plc, Mr Babatunde Fajemirokun, who was represented at the event by Head, Strategic Marketing and Communications Department, Segun Olalandu, restated the firm’s commitment in ensuring a deliberate and sustained collaborative partnership with members of NAIPCO to build their capacity for enhanced performance.

He said the company is passionate about NAIPCO and its critical roles in the growth of the industry, adding that, “we are committed to working with you to achieve your objectives as highlighted to us in your proposal.”

“We are always passionate about NAIPCO. Whenever issues are raised about NAIPCO, we always think of how to work together because of your critical role as a purveyor of information.”

The AIICO MD/CEO who commended the efforts of NAIPCO in creating awareness and educating the public on the benefits and advantages of insurance as a risk-mitigating mechanism and a tool for poverty alleviation and wealth creation, also stressed the prime place of the media in nation-building.

While describing NAIPCO as a “very important association and strategic” for the nation’s insurance industry, he assured the Association of his company’s continued supports.

Mr. Fajemirokun implored the journalists to redouble their efforts and remain committed to their professional ethics and conduct in order to take the industry to the next level.

Earlier in his opening remarks, the Chairman of NAIPCO and Publisher of Inspen Online, Chuks Udo Okonta, commended AIICO for their support and pledged the Association’s commitment to work with AIICO for actualization of its corporate objectives.

“We are here today because of you. We will never take this for granted. We will ensure that knowledge gained in this training today is used for the growth of the industry. We are indeed grateful.

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