Consolidated Hallmark Insurance (CHI) Plc is committed to the grooming of talents for the industry, its Group Managing Director, Mr. Eddie Efekoha has said. He said the company is achieving this through its yearly Essay Awards for Tertiary Institutions.
Speaking during the presentation of awards to winners at the 10th edition of the competition in Lagos, Efekhoa expressed delight that the contest had clocked a decade, and making an impact on the industry. He maintained that the company has continued to execute the programme, for the industry as some of the previous winners have been employed and creating value for their respective organisations.
The Overall Best and First Prize Winner is Miss Olatunji Rebecca of Joseph Ayo Babalola University. She is followed by Mr. Obikwere Victor from Imo State University (2nd Prize), and Miss Oyefejo Olaseni from Lagos State Polytechnic finishing third place.
Director-General, Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA), Mrs. Yetunde Ilori, urged the winners to make the achievement the least they would attain in life. She commended the management and staff of CHI Plc for being a source of inspiration and creating the platform for students to embark on research and express themselves through the contest.
The Chairperson of the Essay Awards Committee, Mrs. Oladotun Adeogun stated that the contest received a total number of 24 entries from Insurance or Actuarial Scienc students of tertiary institutions in 300 level or HND 1.