From left: President, Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, Shola Tinubu; Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola; Chairman, Board of Fellows, Mrs. Laide Osijo and Chairman, Society of Fellows, Michael Olawale-Cole inducting Governor Oyetola as Member, Society of Fellows of the Council in Osogbo, Osun State.
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Chuks Udo Okonta
The Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola has pledged his support for the development of insurance profession and assured that the enormous material and human assets of the state would be duly preserved and enhanced through effective management of risks which fall within the confines of the insurance industry.
Speaking during his conferment as fellow of the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) in Osogbo, the Governor, who assured Insurance Brokers of patronage by the state, noted that the importance of Insurance to the development of any nation cannot be undermined, affirming that Insurance business ensures continuity of other businesses, especially, after any form of calamity.
From left: Chairman, Board of Fellows, Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB), Mrs. Laide Osijo; Deputy President, NCRIB, Mrs Bola Onigbogi; Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and President, NCRIB, Mr Shola Tinubu at a courtesy visit to Osun State Governor’s Office prior to his induction ceremony in Osogbo.
Reacting to the recent judgment of the Supreme Court that validated his election as Osun State Governor, Oyetola stated that the victory has finally put to rest all disturbances against his determination to serve the people of Osun State diligently.
From left: Past President, Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, Mr. Teslim Sanusi; Deputy President, Mrs. Bola Onigbogi; President, Mr. Shola Tinubu; Wife of Osun State Governor, Mrs. Kafayat Oyetola, Governor, Mr Gboyega Oyetola; Chairman, Board of Fellows, Mrs. Laide Osijo; Chairman, Society of Fellows, Mr Olawale Cole, Past President, Prince Feyisayo Soyewo and Deputy Governor, Osun State, Mr. Benedict Gboyega Alabi in a group picture with Governor Oyetola after his induction as a Member of NCRIB Society of Fellow held in Osogbo.
According to him, the award of Fellowship by the Council would further spur him to work assiduously and would not disappoint the industry as a professional in politics.
Speaking ealier at the event, the President, Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers, Shola Tinubu enjoined the Governor to introduce Insurance education in all Secondary Schools across the state to further entrench the interest of insurance as a course in the minds of the teeming youth who are leaders of tomorrow.
Tinubu commended the Governor for his diligent commitment to the Council and particularly, for personally writing the dissertation that partly qualified him for the award in consonance with the Council’s fellowship statutory requirement.
From left: Deputy President, Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB), Mrs Bola Onigbogi; Deputy Governor, Osun State, Mr. Benedict Gboyega Alabi; Osun State Governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola and President, NCRIB, Mr Shola Tinubu at a courtesy visit to Osun State Governor’s Office prior to his induction ceremony in Osogbo.
He lamented the attitude of many Nigerians to the patronage of insurance products, added that insurance has not been given its place of priority in the economy of the nation.
The President further stressed the importance of insurance brokers as the only professional arm of the industry that could be trusted with the nitty-gritty of insurance transaction. He added that the expected change should start from Osun State.