Cynthia Okoro emerges as Miss Insurance
STANDARD Alliance plc staff, Cynthia Okoro, has emerged the Miss Insurance 2015/2016 of the Nigerian Insurance Industry after a highly contested competition amongst seven from various insurance companies in the country.
The yearly event organized by the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) in Lagos, the Miss Insurance home with the Star Prize of a brand new Kia Picanto,
Anna Ogbodo of African Alliance Insurance Limited emerged the first runner-up and would have five days all expense paid trip to Dubia, while Isioma Lisa Isiocha of Anchor Insurance Company Limited who emerged second runner-up was given a home theater.
Bola Temowo, president of CIIN said the Institute finds this programme an important part of its calendar because it creates opportunity for members of the industry to relate in an social atmosphere, expressing the commitment of the Institute to improve on the quality of the event from time to time.
Director-General of the Institute Kola Ahmed, noted that the institute has remained the unifying organ of the industry, adding that the institute would continue to provide platforms that keep the industry together as one. He thanks sponsors of the event and prays that it continues to add value to the development of the industry.
The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) is the body of insurance professionals in Nigeria, charged with the duties of determining the standard of skills and knowledge required for ethical and professional practice of insurance business in the country.
Aside from this responsibility, the Institute, which has been in existence for over 50 years, owes its teeming members the duty of providing avenues for social interaction, with events such as the annual Miss Insurance Pageant, the Annual Picnic and the Fitness Walk. The Miss Insurance Dance started in the early days of the Institute as one of the social activities which the founding fathers considered to be worthwhile for social engineering and for relaxation outside the busy underwriting business schedules.