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CIFM to unlock potentials in industry with new graduates


President, CIIN, Funmi Babington-Ashaye

In a bid to further revolutionise the nation’s insurance industry through professionalism, the College of Insurance and Financial Management (CIFM) has graduated 14 diploma students in the institute that would  strengthen human capacity needs in the industry.

President, Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) Funmi Babington-Ashaye, at the school in Ogun State, acclaimed the graduands, in which she referred to as beacon of lights.

She urged them to uphold the virtue acquired from the college, so that they emerged at a time the insurance industry is highly in need of thorough professionals.

She noted that as a measure to take the college to lofty heights, the Council of CIIN, has agreed to give 50 per cent of its grants to support the college.

Chairman, Governing Board of College of the College and Deputy President, CIIN, Eddie Efekoha, appealed to the graduands to sustain the ethical practice inculcated in them, stressed that the institute dislikes unethical behaviors.

Speaking at the event, the Guest of Honour and Chairman, Scib Nigeria Limited, Ololabi Ogunlana, charged students to be in good professionals and acquire more skills for insurance is very difficult to sell, According to him, only determined and thorough professionals can sell and retail clients in insurance business.

The Executive Director, FBNInsurance General Limited, Babatunde Mimiko, who also a guest speaker urged the gruduands to make right choices as the choices they made in the past that brought them to where they are at present.

He stressed that making the right choice will take them to the next level of progress in the sector.

He maintained that they have emerged at a time the insurance industry needs to take its rightful position, stressing that if they are to turn around the industry, they must be bold and game changers.

He urged them to have vision; dream big; be strategic, challenge their challenges and seek knowledge.

Rector of the College, Dr. Yeside Oyetayo, said the college has continued to impart the insurance industry positively through training and research, adding that over 75 students trained by the College had secured employment in insurance firms.

She called on public to patronise and support the College.

Miss Oatah Theresa Ehianeta, who bagged distinction, also emerged Best Overall Student carting away 10 awards

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