Leadway Assurance Company Limited has said that journalists Needs to key into the insurance policy because they are prone to risk, on daily basis.
The Divisional Director, of the Company Olufade Allan made the assertion during a Press Conference held yesterday at the NUJ Secretariat, Kaduna.
According to him nobody is praying for something bad to happen, but accident could be stage managed or natural, so when it happened and journalists are under insurance cover they can be assure of somebody to pay for the lost.
He disclosed that of the 60 million Nigerians with insurance cover in the country only about 10% are genuine.
Allan, added that some of the licensing agencies issued fake insurance certificate to Nigerians with the name of dead insurance companies that is no more functioning in the last 20 years”.
He cautioned that despite the numerous benefits of having insurance cover that Nigerians should beware of agencies that issued fake certificate.
Responding to the allegations that some insurance companies dodged claims of thier clients, he says: “in time past it happened, but I can tell you that with the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) no insurance company can cheat it clients
Speaking on the third party insurance, he explained that the regulatory price is five thousand naira, saying that any price below that is not genuine.
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