By NGOZI Onyeakusi



Nigeria Insurers Association (NIA) has appointed Mrs. Yetunde Ilori new Director General of the association. The appointment according to the association takes effect from 27th July, 2017.

Disclosing this while briefing the press on the outcome of the association monthly meeting in Lagos, the Chairman of NIA, Eddie Efekoha said the appointment became necessary to fill the vacancy created by the former DG, Sunday Thomas whom President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Deputy Commissioner, Technical, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).

Ilori, untill her appointment was the immediate past Managing Director/CEO of AXA Mansard Insurance Plc.
She recently retired from the firm after serving it meritoriously for years.

Prior to this, Mrs. Ilori has served as the Head of Life and Pensions group at Trans Nigeria Assurance Co. Ltd. She started her insurance career in 1985 with Trans Nigeria Assurance Co. Ltd.

She joined Crusader Insurance Plc. in 1997 where she was appointed head of Actuarial and Life groups at various times. She has been an Executive Director of Mansard Insurance Plc since July 3, 2008. She has chaired the Life Offices Committee for the last five years and represents Nigeria on the Life Committee of African Insurance Organization and also a member of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Insurance Association.

In addition to attending several training programmes abroad, Mrs. Ilori has also completed an Advanced Management Programme at Lagos Business School.