The National Association of Insurance and Pension Correspondents (NAIPCO), has given its maiden outstanding awards for 2020, to corporate communications managers of National Pension Commission and AIICO Insurance Plc.
The award is in two categories: the regulator and operator. It is instituted to celebrate the endorsed communication managers, who displayed outstanding disposition in their commitment to sustain mutual corporate communications relationship. This year’s award went to Messrs Peter Aghahowa and Segun Olalandun of National Pension Commission and AIICO Insurance Plc.
Before presenting the award, NAIPCO chairman, Chuks Okonta, said, “over the years, we have been thinking on what to do to celebrate and encourage our friends and spokespersons in the two sectors we cover; so this year, we decided to come up with this award. It is a way of telling them that we have seen what you have done, keep it up. We know there are a lot of other deserving winners but we cannot give to every one at the same time.”
Okonta while congratulating the winners, urged them to expand the frontiers of mutual benefits and also support the programmes of the association which give companies more public exposure, these include corporate profiling, and it projects management team, products and claims history. Another is advert to news, converting advert materials to news to make it possible for the public to understand better the message of the corporate advertisement.
Speaking after receiving the award, head, strategic marketing and corporate communications, AIICO Insurance Plc, Mr. Segun Olalandun, thanked NAIPCO for the honour done to him and promised to do everything within his ability to justify it.
Mr Aghahowa’s award was received on his behalf by the Snr manager South West Zonal Office, PenCom, Mr. Lanre Ogedengbe, who thanked NAIPCO in the stead of the Director General PenCom, Mr. Aisha Dahir-Umar and Aghahowa.
Ogedengbe said the Commission will continue to do its best by making sure that necessary information meant for the public is made available to the media for public knowledge, he also advised the media and the general public to make use of the Commission’s website for whatever they need about PenCom and pension related matters.
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