CIIN volunteers teach insurance in Lagos secondary schools

Cross Section of Seylek Secondary School Students at the Prize Presentation.

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Chuks Udo Okonta

Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), the education arm of insurance industry in partnership with some volunteers have commenced the teaching of Insurance as a subject in secondary schools across Lagos State.

The Institute, commenced project with volunteers who saw teaching the subject in schools as a way of giving back to the society.

From left: The School Principal, Mr. Sulaimon Kareem, Prize winners, CIIN Staffer, Mrs. Morenikeji Ogunlusi, and another prize winner.

The volunteers took their time to introduce and teach the subject in some selected government approved schools. The Institute adopted Sylek Secondary School Ebute-Metta on Insurance penetration.

Like the popular saying, ‘there is a reward for ever toil’ The students were thrilled to excitement as the Institute compensated their diligence and commitment to the subject.

A delegation of the Institute presented prizes to the best students after they were tested on the subject of Insurance.

CIIN staffer Mrs. Ogunlusi presenting a gift to the School through the Principal, Sulaimon Kareem at the event

Dickson Onyinye topped the class with a total school of 92 marks, while Ajibade, Fathia Olamide emerged second position with a total score of 89 marks and Olaewe Kemi, 87 marks to cap the third place.

The School Principal, Mr. Sulaimon Kareem, Prize winners, CIIN, Staffer, Mrs. Morenikeji Ogunlusi, Prize winner, and CIIN Staff, Segun Adetimehin at the event.

The school principal, Sulaimon Kareem, applauded CIIN for introducing insurance as a subject in secondary schools, stating that others professional bodies should embrace such innovation. He concluded that this was a step in the right direction in boosting the self-confidence of participants, backed by the reward system of winning prizes for both themselves and their individual schools.

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