Firm rewards winners of essay competition
As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Consolidated Hallmark Insurance (CHI) Plc. has rewarded six winners of its yearly national essay competition.
This is the 11th edition of the competition that started in 2011 with two categories, comprising Internal and External. According to the firm, this is part of its contribution toward insurance education and breeding human capital for the industry in the country.
The external category saw entries from several institutions across the country, with the topic “Insecurity In the Nation: Threats and Opportunities for Insurers,” while the internal category received entries from members of staff of the company, with “Remote Working Model: Readiness of the Nigerian Insurance Industry,” as a topic.
In the external category, Ms Oluwaseyi Victoria Ajemunigbohun from the Insurance Department of the Lagos University of Technology (formerly LASPOTECH) emerged the winner and went home with a cheque of N250,000, while Ms. Ifeoluwa Olaseni Oyefejo of the same institution came second and got N150,000. Oluwatobi Emmanuel Akujobi, of the University of Lagos, came third with a prize of N100,000.
Similarly, members of staff who emerged from the internal category include Mr Balogun Noah Obabiolurunkosi – first prize, Oluwatosin Esther Ashiru came second,while Gbemisola Abiola emerged third in the award category.
The Group Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, CHI Plc, Eddie Efekoha, congratulated the winners and promised that going forward, the insurance firm would sponsor the publishing of the winning article in a widely-read national newspaper to celebrate the winner.
He said the essay competition was part of the company’s contribution to create awareness in insurance industry