The insurance and pension industry are poised to x-ray how their respective sectors can extend coverage to small and medium scale operators through micro insurance and pension at the forth coming National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents (NAIPCO) confab in Lagos.
As the the theme of the 2022 annual conference, “On-boarding Small and Medium Scale Enterprises into Micro and Pension Space in Nigeria” reverberates, the list of resource persons inches up to include the Chief Executive Officer, Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria, (PenOp), Mr. Oguche Agudah and Managing Director, Enterprise Life, Funmi Omo, Mr. Niyi Onifade, Managing Director of Heirs Life Insurance Limited and managing director/CEO of NLPC Pension Fund Administrator (NLPC PFA), Samuel Abolarin.
The seventh edition of the conference which will feature the unveiling of NAIPCO new name and logo hold at Oriental Hotel, Lekki Road, Lagos, is billed for Thursday, November 3, 2022 will be chaired by Eng. Cyril Ajagu, a major investor in the financial services industry as well as oil and gas sector while the Director General, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), Dr. Mrs. Chinyere Almona, will be the keynote speaker. The Commissioner for Insurance/CEO, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Mr. Sunday Thomas, and Director General, National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar, will be Special Guests.
The Chairman, Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA), Mr. Segun Omosehin; Chairman, Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp), Olumide Oyetan; among others; have confirmed their presence at the event.
Experts and stakeholders from the insurance and pension sectors as well as the financial services sector such as Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC); Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN); Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA); Nigerian Council for Registered Insurance Brokers (NCRIB); Professional Insurance Ladies Association (PILA); Institute of Loss Adjusters of Nigeria (ILAN); Pension Funds Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp); Association for Registered Insurance Agents of Nigeria (ARIAN); College of Insurance and Financial Management (CIFM) and Small and Medium Enterprise Development Association of Nigeria (SMEDAN) etc are also expected at the event.
Others expected are: Nigeria Union of Pensioners; Trade Union Congress; People Living with Disabilities; Barbers, Hairdressers, Market Men and Women, Vulcanizers, etc.