By Loveth Azodo, Lagos

The Nigeria Council of Registered Insurance Brokers(NCRIB) will play host to the Commissioner for Insurance, Alhaji Mohammed Kari,the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI)  and NEM Insurance at its bi- monthly members evening scheduled for Wednesday February 28, 2018.

The event will hold at the NCRIB secretariat 58 Moleye Street, Alagomeji, Yaba, Lagos.

Sponsored by NEM Insurance plc, the February edition of the bi- monthly brokers’ evening will serve as a forum for the LCCI authority to address  NCRIB members  on benefits of joining the Chamber as well as  their responsibilities .

A statement by NCRIB spokes person Dele Ayeleso, said the Commissioner for Insurance, has also  promised to be in attendance to interact with brokers on wide range  issues affecting their operations.

He said over 400 top executives of Insurance brokering firms in Nigeria under the umbrella of NCRIB, are expected to grace the event.

Ayeleso also said the President of the Council, Mr. Shola Tinubu would be on hand to  receive guests and members for the event  which is the first to be held in 2018.

The NCRIB president,  said  the hosting of Insurance Brokers by NEM Insurance Plc would be quite symbolic and would be a win-win event for both NEM Insurance Plc and insurance Brokers given the fact that the February edition of the event is the first to be held in 2018 calendar year.

He  further stressed that the event, over the years has continued to live up to its expectation in terms of facilitation of harmonious relationship between Insurance Brokers and their host, adding that all hands are on desk to ensure that the February edition of the event delivers nothing short of this expectation, especially to the host company, NEM Insurance Plc.

NEM Insurance Plc, which has contributed immensely towards the growth of Insurance Industry in Nigeria, was into Life and Non-Life business.

Following the recapitalisation exercise in 2007, the company merged with Vigilant Insurance Company Ltd to transact all classes of General Insurance.

The company has expanded its operations into the West African Sub region, with the successful registration and commencement of business of its former subsidiary, NEM Insurance (Ghana) Ltd.