Consolidated Hallmark Insurance(CHI) Plc, has come full circle again with the payment of hospital bill covered by the group accident insurance cover insurance for a member of the National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents(NAIPCO) who had a motorbike accident recently.
The insurance firm, had, in October 2021, renewed the yearly group personal accident insurance cover worth N24 million offered free to the association members. The cover is part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) project, to ensure that journalists who are exposed to danger and hazard in the discharge of their professional duties are adequately protected.
Reacting to this development, the group managing director/CEO, CHI, Mr. Eddie Efekoha, (pictured) said, the uninterrupted annual cover is gesture is to show the kind of values and respect his insurance firm has for journalists, who are the shaper of the society, and by extension, the insurance industry, and need adequate protection from risk exposure in the line of duty.
Applauding the initiative, the chairman, National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents(NAIPCO), Mr. Chuks Udo Okonta, thanked the insurance firm on the claims it paid, stating that, this is a testimony that insurance works and that insurers are actually paying genuine claims. The group personal accident insurance covers death, permanent disability and medical expenses. The policy, now in its 10th year, running since 2012. The policy cover all members of the association across the country.