The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) is growing its professional membership in line with the institute’s membership and professional standards policy.
In the latest development, the governing council of the institute has ratified the award of its prestigious Fellowship to fifteen members following a stringent process which included the submission and defense of dissertations by the successful members.
Head, Corporate Affairs, CIIN, Mr. Joseph Obah, speaking to newsmen in Lagos, said the official awards ceremony would be part of the institute’s 2011 graduation and awards ceremony slated for Wednesday 14 and Thursday 15, December, 2011 in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Obah said the new Fellows would be swearing to the oath of allegiance to uphold the codes of conduct and ethics of the Insurance profession.
“ As Fellows, they must see themselves as custodians of the basic principles of Insurance as well as the ethics and codes of practice. With the addition of 15 Fellows, the Institute’s Society of Fellows now 183 in number, comprising men and women of proven integrity,” he said.
The CIIN has also ratified a list of 111 new Associates. The new associates will be inducted into the fold of Insurance Professionals at the institute’s graduation awards in Ibadan, Oyo State.
Highlights of the graduation and awards ceremony according to Obah include an induction lecture entitled: “The Insurance Profession and Best Practice,” as well as an induction luncheon.
In a related development, the annual Christmas carol service of the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) is assuming a new dimension with the commencement of the rotational hosting of the event by insurance companies in the market.
The 2011 carol service is scheduled for Wednesday December 14 at Archbishop Vining Memorial Church Cathedral, Ikeja in the Lagos metropolis.
Goldlink Insurance Plc is taking the lead in the new resolve to add more colour to the carol service by virtue of the company’s preparedness to host this year’s edition.