Consolidated Hallmark Insurance (CHI) Plc has paid accident claims of another member of the National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents (NAIPCO), who was involved in an accident in July.
This is the third time the cover has been triggered, the second was in February. This payment was for a member who had an accident when the car he was driving was hit by another vehicle from behind and pushed him under the trailer in front of him.
However, the group personal accident issued to NAIPCO, CHI stepped in to pay the hospital bills of the member who has been discharged from the hospital and he is now in good health.
As a responsible corporate citizen, CHI put in place for insurance journalists in the country, group personal accident insurance cover worth N24 million sum assured, to ensure that journalists risks in the line of duty are adequately protected.
Speaking on the development, the group managing director/CEO, CHI, Mr. Eddie Efekoha (pictured) said that the gesture was to show the kind of values and respect his insurance firm has for journalism and provide cover for the risk they are exposed to round the clock.
On her part, Chairperson, National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents (NAIPCO), Nkechi Naeche-Esezobor, thanked the insurance firm on the claims paid, stating that, this is a testimony that insurance works and that insurers are actually paying genuine claims.