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Chuks Udo Okonta
Great Nigeria Insurance Plc made a financial commitment to support the insurers’ umbrella body Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) intervention fund in fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic marks an unprecedented time in modern history that will require the best of humanity to overcome. The new coronavirus has taken thousands of lives and spread to nearly every country in the world.
The Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) Intervention fund aims at raising funds from member companies of the association to support immediate and long-term relief and recovery in vulnerable communities during one of the most challenging times aimed at curbing the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Addressing the issue, the Managing Director/CEO, Great Nigeria Insurance Plc, Mrs. Cecilia O. Osipitan said “as a result of the exponential spread of COVID-19 pandemic around the world and increase in confirmed cases in Nigeria; it is very important that as a responsive corporate entity, Great Nigeria Insurance Plc remains committed to supporting every effort of the Federal government and the insurance industry aimed at combating the COVID-19 scourge in Nigeria.”
In the same vein, Mrs. Osipitan further said the underwriting firm will always comply with the directive of the Federal Government as regards the lockdown pronouncement with effect from Monday, March 30, 2020 by 11pm made by the President on Sunday, March 29, 2020 when he delivered the Presidential Special Address. She said in compliance with the directive and in line with the implementation of the company’s business continuity strategy which is hinged on ensuring the safety of health, wellbeing and safeguarding the lives of our valued customers and workforce.
We remain committed to delivering quality service to our customers via our alternative communication channels. Please explore our USSD Platform by dialing *5076# for all insurance products and services available under the stable of GNI Plc. Our Customer care lines are available 24/7; kindly call 08142478829 or 08023887558.
We will keep all our stakeholders abreast of new developments as they unfold while we enjoin everyone to continue to observe all recommended precautionary measures by the government and health authorities to remain safe.