INSURANCE BROKERS SET AGENDA FOR INCOMING POLITICAL LEADERS
The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers has urged Nigerians, particularly, politicians to avoid politics of bitterness and embrace peace as they focus on agendas that will bring development to the country. The President, NCRIB, Mr Rotimi Edu, who gave this advice amid ongoing elections said that the country needed the collaboration of all stakeholders to entrench a virile political process in the country. Setting agenda for the incoming administration, the NCRIB president said, “Great focus should be on the revitalisation of the economy and the need to make insurance which is a risk mitigating device, the vortex of the country’s economic revival.” Edu noted that all over the world, insurance has always been an enabler of commerce and the economy as it also provides peace of mind, which is relevant for enduring national progress. According to him, the destiny of the nation is tied to the polity and depended on leaders who emerge in the next four years. While appealing to all the candidates to focus on how they would better the lots of the electorates who voted them into office, Edu said that winners of all positions should be magnanimous enough to embrace other contestants and sue for peace. Edu urged leaders that would emerge from the democratic process to demonstrate large capacity to accommodate the divergent socio-economic and political complexities of the nation for the good of all. He noted that it behooved the electorate to always demand for their rights from those they had entrusted with power.