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The Acting Director-General, National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar and Chairman, Mutual Benefits Group, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi will be amongst dignitaries to speak at the 5th edition of BusinessToday anniversary and awards.
A statement by the Editor-In-Chief/Chief Executive Office, BusinessToday, Nkechi Naeche, said the award which is a yearly event will be chaired by Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi while the keynote address will be delivered by the Acting DG of PenCom Aisha Dahir-Umar and Chairman Nigerian Insurers Association, (NIA), Tope Smart.
According to her, the event which will hold Tuesday, August 28, 2018 at Sheraton Hotels & Towers, Ikeja, Lagos, will ex-tray how the insurance and pension industries could contribute to the Nigeria’s economy.
She said experts drawn from insurance and pension sectors would be on hand to speak on the Theme: “Repositioning the Nigerian Economy: Insurance And Pension Industry Perspective”, stressing that the experts will seek solutions to how the economy can be repositioned by both sectors and in turn better the lives of policy holders; contributors; retirees and investors.
Other speakers expected at the events, she said include, Glory Etaduovie, Managing Director, IEI-Anchor Pension Managers Limited; Ben Ujoatuonu, Managing Director Universal Insurance Plc; Olaotan Soyinka, Managing Director/CEO, Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc and Umar Mairami, Managing Director, Premium Pension Limited.
The event according to her will also feature the launching of BusinessToday Magazine and award presentation in different category to insurance and pension companies as well as individuals who distinguished themselves in 2017.
She said the yearly award was designed to celebrate creativity and excellent performances exhibited by individuals and organisation and by extension deepen insurance and pension awareness in the country.