The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB) has admitted the Executive Governor of Osun State, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, Commissioner for Insurance, Alhaji Mohammed Kari into the Society of Fellows of the Council.

The Honourary Treasurer, Barrister Rotimi Edu, Mrs. Ekeoma Ezeibe and 13 others were also admitted by the council.

According to a Statement from the council, the admission of 17 new members brings the total number to 94 members.

The Society of Fellows is the Committee of all Fellows of the Council, including some notable net worth individuals in the country and overseas

The admission was ratified at the Board meeting of the Council held in Lagos after the successful candidates scaled the hurdle for admission as stated in Section 6 Subsection 4a of the NCRIB Act No. 21 of 2003.

President of the Council, Mr. Shola Tinubu disclosed that the new Fellows would be required to demonstrate high level of professionalism and assist in taking the broking profession to higher heights.

He urged the new members to see their new status as opportunity to shun unethical practice and uphold the tenets of the profession at all time.

A former Deputy Governor of Central Bank, Dr Tunde Lemo delivered the Fellows Day’s lecture titled, “After Fellowship, What Next”.

Mr. Tinubu in his welcome speech explained that the choice of Dr. Lemo was informed by the impeccable image and reputation he has earned for himself, both within and outside the shores of Nigeria as an economist.