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Chuks Udo Okonta
The Risk Managers Society of Nigeria (RIMSON) today inducted 14 fellows and 54 associate members.
The induction was part of the ongoing 2016 Risk Management Conference and Awards Ceremony holding in Lagos.
Some of the fellows are: Commissioner for Insurance Mohammmed Kari; Managing Director Fbninsurance Plc, Val Ojumah; Group Managing Director AIICO Insurance Plc, Edwin Igbiti, former president of RIMSON, Mrs Efiom-Ekaha and President of RIMSON, Jacob Adeosun.
The President of Society Jacob Adeosun, said the membership drive embarked by the society would enhance professionalism in risk management, as well broaden the scope of practice in the country.
He noted that the society is committed to encouraging the society and research into risk management in Nigerian tertiary institutions.
Commissioner for Insurance Mohammed Kari, urged risk managers to continue to use their important position of power in the market to encourage changes in insurance buying process and to drive through efficiency and transparency in the market.
Managing Director, Enterprise Trust Insurers Brokers Limited, Paschal Egerue, who delivered the theme paper entitled: Risk Management As Catalyst For Economic Growth, called for entrenchment of effective risk management in every sector of the economy.
He urged insurance operators to develop products that would help mitigate risks in the country.