All is set for 8th Edition of the Nigerian Association of Insurance And Pension Editors (NAIPE) Annual National Conference with the theme: ‘Role of Insurance and Pension Sectors In Building Sustainable Economic Growth Under The New Government’.
The event would gather various stakeholders in both sectors to set agenda for the new government led by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on ways to further deepen penetration and contribution of the sectors to economic growth.
The epoch event will hold on September 7th 2023 at Oriental Hotels, Victoria Island by 10.00am. Besides, its timed to discuss the abysmal low penetration of insurance and slow growth in pensions enrolment given the country’s huge population and the exfoliation of pension by the police the NASS and other pullouts..
Recall, that the 2020 Consolidated Insurance Bill is still awaiting presidential accent, while the National Assembly workers and the Police Pension Board have recently withdrawn from the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS).
The heat on CPS is not over, other agencies and parastatals also want to withdraw from the CPS, which poses a threat to the sustainability of the scheme and urgent attention by government to reverse the high tide that is taken over the pension landscape.
These disturbing developments, within the industries will be exquisitely discussed by array of selected experts and analysts within and outside the industries, which would also set a template for the new government to ride on.
The conference would be chaired by Eminent Investor in the financial services market, A Chartered Insurer and Actuarist, Mr Wole Oshin, who is the Founder and Group Managing Director of Custodian Group.
The keynote address would be delivered by Mallam Kasim Garba Kurfi, Managing Director/CEO of APT Securities and Funds Limited.
Garba Kurfi is a highly skilled capital market professional operator with decades of experience, a Council Member of Nigeria Stock Exchange and Fellow, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
Mrs Nkechi Naeche-Esezobor, Chairperson, NAIPE said the theme of the conference was carefully chosen to set agenda for the new government in the country.
Esezobor noted that not less than 500 stakeholders from the insurance, pension, finance and trade industries would attend the conference. The special guests are the Commissioner For Insurance, Mr Sunday Olorundare Thomas and Director-General of the National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs Aisha Dahir-Umar.