The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), says it is ready to partner Ogun State Government in the enforcement of Compulsory Insurances to achieve its economic goals,
The President and Chairman of Council of the Institute, Sir Muftau Oyegunle, made this known this midwewk when he led members of the Council on a courtesy call to the State Governor Prince Dapo Abiodun at Oke-Mosan Abeokuta.
Acknowledging the giant stride the current administration has recorded in infrastructural develooment, the CIIN boss noted that the Insurance sector has proven way of fighting poverty and reducing impact of misfortune in the society, adding that the Institute was ready to work with the State to further expand its economic base.
Sir Oyegunle informed that the Council was in the State to discuss issues relating to the growth of the Insurance industry since it remain the largest body that affords professionals the opportunity to review its activities, share ideas and expertise and proffer solutions to operational challenges in the Insurance sector.
Responding, Governor Abiodun submitted that the implemention of the economic and development blueprint of his administration has created a peaceful atmosphere in the State which in turn act as a catalyst that endeared professional bodies to the State on daily basis.
According to governor Abiodun, the current administration is not restricting infrastructural development to a particular section, but spread across all its Senatorial Districts so as to create enabling environment that will bring in more investors into the State
While intimating his visitors of progress made in the sector of the economy, the Governor said about 900 schools have been renovated, hospitals provided with basic medical equipment, while about 1000 housing units had been constructed across the State.
Emphasising that the State was blessed with sons and daughters who have distinguished themselves in all fields of human endeavours, including the Insurance sector, the governor assured that his administration was ready to partner the Institute in areas that would be of immense benefit to the State and its people.