Insurance Institute Boss Canvasses Professionalism, To Boost Industry Efficiency
The President, of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, Muftau Oyegunle has canvassed for more professionalism and high ethical standards to improve efficiency in the Insurance industry.
He stated this Tuesday in Lagos at the Fellows Hangout’, a forum organised by the Institute to enable members to socialise, and share professional insights and experiences that will drive the Institute and the industry forward.
Speaking on the theme, “Contributions of Fellows to the Growth of the Institute”, Oyegunle said the Fellows Hangout is very topical and needed to gauge our efforts in the development of our dear Institute.
He noted that every fellow has had numerous levels of experiences and understandings of the different industry problems and challenges, trends as well as viable solutions to crucial matters in the sector, explaining that such experience makes it compelling for them to converge to deliberate on issues affecting the CIIN.
“Esteemed Fellows, I indulge you all today, as the programme proceeds to be free, willing and passionate to share, discuss and contribute to the theme of this event as we have put in place structures to ensure that the outcome of this hangout is transferred into implementable solutions for every insurance organisation, the Institute and the insurance industry in general.”
According to him, every industry today has suffered from variety of challenges, especially as regards professionalism and ethical standards and this has affected in so many ways the efficiency of process, reducing the standards of competency in a long run.
“My Prof, sessional Colleagues, I will like to remind us that as Fellows of the CIIN, we stand as custodians of professionalism the and ethical standards, so I urge you, as we strive together to push the boundaries of excellency in our various organisations; to use this avenue to come up with actionable plans, processes and procedures to encourage professionalism and ethics so as to raise high the bar excellencies in our various sphere of influence. One decision at a time, one improved process at a time and in the next few years, we will celebrate an inductor with an outstanding level of professional competence.
He also appreciated the Chairman, Society of Fellows, Professor Joseph O. Irukwu, and the speakers; Ven. O. O. Ladipo-Ajayi and F. K Lawal, for their contributions and gift of service to the Institute.
“I also appreciate the Director-General, belief Abimbola Tiamiyu and the entire staff members of the Institute for coming up with this programme and believing in the knowledge of the Fellows to push the Institute to limelight.
“Finally, I charge the Institute to determine a high standard of knowledge and skills for persons seeking to become registered members of the insurance professional body. I have a strong believe that this will help grow the Insurance industry.”