The former Director-General of the Nigeria Insurers Association (NIA) Mr. Ezekiel Chiejina is dead. He died over the weekend after a prolonged battle with cancer.
Chiejina who is a life specialist and also a lawyer was one of the brilliant minds in the insurance industry..
He worked with Industrial and General Insurance Group Company Limited as Head of Life Insurance and Pensions Operations from 2000-2002.
He was appointed as Director-General/CEO of the NIA in 2004 from where he retired in 2010.
He was a fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, and was also President and Principal Consultant of Queen and Kenedy Consulting Limited.
He consulted for several insurance companies within and outside Nigeria in setting up and reorganising of their life insurance and pensions operations for enhanced performance, rapid growth and profitability.
He served as a visiting lecturer at the West African Insurance Institute, Banjul, The Gambia where he lectured for thirteen years, taking Life and Health Insurances, Pensions and Business Law.
He was a regular analyst on Almond Finance and Wealth Report on Silverbird Television and Wetin Insurance Dey Do Sef on Naija FM 102.7
The Almond family commiserate with the Chiejina’s.
We pray that God will give you the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.