L-R: Bode Opadokun, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Sanlam General Insurance Nigeria Limited; Victoria Osadebe, Admin Officer, Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria; Solomon Omere, Self-Advocate, Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria; Awele Mordi, Self-Advocate, Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria; and Tunde Mimiko, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited, at the cheque presentation to support Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria’s Annual Inter-House Sport.
Sanlam Nigeria, formerly known as FBN Insurance Limited and FBN General Insurance Limited, has made handsome cash donations to support various activities of the Association for Handicapped Person’s Welfare and the Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria.
The gesture was in line with its Corporate Social Responsibility , CSR.
L-R: Bode Opadokun, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Sanlam General Insurance Nigeria Limited; Chidi Nwankwo, National Co-ordinator, Association for Handicapped Persons Welfare; and Tunde Mimiko, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited, at the cheque presentation to support the Association of Handicapped Person’s Welfare borehole construction project and infrastructures for the welfare of members living with disability.
While receiving officers of the Non-governmental organization at the Head Office of Sanlam Life, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam Life Insurance Nigeria Limited, Tunde Mimiko, acknowledged the good work that is being done by both organizations while reiterating the continued support of Sanlam Nigeria. “We appreciate the good work you are doing to support and care for those with special needs, so we are also extending our show of love in appreciation. We promise to continue in this light,” Mimiko said.
“As a brand whose overall drive is to help her stakeholders live with confidence, we understand the challenge associated with special needs people, and commit to always be that brand that stands by them, boosting their confidence and helping them lead a fulfilling life,” he concluded.
The National Coordinator of the Association for Handicapped Person’s Welfare, Chidi Nwankwo, speaking on behalf of both NGOs, expressed his profound gratitude to the insurer for its show of love and kind support to the people living with disability. “We appreciate Sanlam Nigeria for always standing by us and attending to our needs whenever they arise. “We pray that the Almighty God will reward your labour of love,” Nwankwo enthused.
In his reaction, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of Sanlam General Insurance Nigeria Limited, Bode Opadokun, also appreciated the members of staff of the Association and Foundation for going extra miles for mankind. “We appreciate your commitments. Please keep it up,” Opadokun charged.
Recall that Sanlam Nigeria rebranded from FBN Insurance Limited and FBN General Insurance Limited in September 2022, following the divestiture of FBN Holdings’ 65 per cent stake in June 2020, making Sanlam Nigeria fully owned by the Sanlam Group, SA.
Sanlam is a pan-African brand with a rich history and heritage founded in 1918 as a life insurance company. The brand has grown to become Africa’s largest non-banking financial services group, with a strong presence in 33 countries on the African continent, and a niche presence in India, Malaysia, the United Kingdom and Australia. Indeed, Sanlam operates in 8 out of the 10 largest economies in Africa, with over 154,000 employees globally, delivering superior value to customers, shareholders and the broader society