The Board, Management and Staff of Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc has rolled out rolled-out drums to worship and appreciate God for the successes it has recorded over the past 12 years of its existence as a company, while also looking into the future with great optimism.
At the firm’s 24th Annual Thanksgiving Service in Ikeja, Lagos, which was attended by staff, their families and friends, prayers were also made for this year’s businesses and wellbeing of the company and its stakeholders.
The event was also used to reward no fewer than 75 Staff of the firm for their dedication and commitments to the growth of the company.
Speaking at the event, Akin Ogunbiyi, chairman of the Company thanked God for what he has done in his life and the life of the insurance firm, while applauding all the company’s stakeholders for the roles they played in the success story of Mutual Benefits.
He applauded all the awardees for their dedication to work and keying into the mission of vision of the company to be a top insurer of choice in Nigeria, urging other staff to emulate this gesture.
While imploring the awardees not to relent on their oars, he charged the company’s staff to increase their productivity in a bid to further grow the bottom line of the underwriting firm.
“Looking back to what God has done for us, it is essential to start the year with a thanksgiving service like this. The last 24 years are full of testimonies. The company still remains solid and one of the top players in insurance industry. So, we need to thank God for this, while praying for his continuous support in the life of this company,” he said.
Femi Asenuga, managing director, Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, said the management of the company was making numerous efforts to increase its top line and bottom line, adding that, there are positive signs that better days lie ahead for the shareholders, customers and relevant stakeholders.
The thanksgiving service, he pointed out, was a day set aside by the organisation to thank God for his mercy in the lives of its customers, the management and the entire staff of the company in the outgone year, while praying for God’s guidance and support in the years ahead.
62 Staff, who have spent between five to 20 years in the employment of the company, went home with Long Service Award, while 13 staff were Retail Award recipients.
21 employees of Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc and 12 staff of Mutual Benefits Life Assurance Limited, a subsidiary of the former, were rewarded for their commitments to the firm’s vision in the last five years. 13 workers from the parent company and eight staff from its subsidiary, having spent ten years in the service of the insurance firm, were equally rewarded.