Acting Director General, PenCom, Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar and Chairman, Mutual Benefits Group, Dr. Akin Ogunbiyi will be among dignitaries to speak at the 5th edition of BusinessToday Anniversary and awards.

The award which is a yearly event will be chaired by no other than the doyen of insurance and pension industry, Dr. Akon Ogunbiyi while the keynote address will be delivered by the Acting DG of PenCom Aisha Dahir-Umar and Chairman Nigerian Insurers Association, (NIA), Mr. Tope Smart.

The event which is scheduled to hold Tuesday August 28th, 2018 at Sheraton Hotels & Towers, Ikeja, Lagos that how the insurance and pension industry can contributes to the Nigeria’s economy would be the focus in the 2017 Nigerian Insurance and Pension industry Award.

A statement by the Editor -In-Chief/ Chief Executive Office, BusinessToday, Nkechi Naeche, said that experts drawn from insurance and pension sectors would be on hand to speak on the Theme paper: “Repositioning the Nigerian Economy: Insurance And Pension Industry Perspective”
She explained that experts on hand will seek solutions to how the economy can be repositioned by both sectors and in turn better the lives of policy holders, contributors and retirees and investors.

Speakers expected at the events are: Glory Etaduovie, Managing Director,IEI-Anchor Pension Managers Limited; Ben Ujoatuonu, Managing Director Universal Insurance Plc; Olaotan Soyinka, Managing Director/CEO, Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc and Umar Mairami, Managing Director, Premium Pension Limited.

The event according to her will also feature the launching of BusinessToday Magazine and award presentation in different category to insurance and pension companies as well as individuals that distinguished themselves in 2017, would be celebrated.

She said the yearly award was designed to celebrate creativity and excellent performances exhibited by individuals and organisation and by extension deepen insurance and pension awareness in the country.