Continental Reinsurance Plc and six other African reinsurers buffed up the 37th African Insurance Organization (AIO) conference and general assembly in Banjul, Gambia.
The other reinsurers that actively sponsored the just concluded AIO included: African Reinsurance Corporation, Ghana Reinsurance, CICA Re, Munich Re, Aveni Re, Mainstream Re and CKRe
The African reinsurance companies up-lifted this year AIO financially and also took their turn to sponsorÂ lunch or dinnerat the 2010 AIO conference.
Continental Re had always supported insurance activities within and outside Africa including the CIIN, AIO and FANAF to mention but a few.
The company have over the years lend its moral and financial supports to insurance bodies and trade groups and had, more often than not, sponsored lunch or dinner for which time and again feted between 400 and 700 participants.
Mr Adeyemo Adejumo, Managing Director of Continental Re told journalists in Gambia that Continental Re would continue to support and contribute its quota to the growth and development of African insurance industry.
Adejumo said the company had always wittingly rendered support including financial support to trade bodies within and outside Nigeria.
It would be recalled that the then President of Federation of Insurance Companies in Africa (FANAF), Mr. Andre BayalaÂ four years ago commended Continental Re and others for their support to the body.
Said Bayala: â€œit must not escape our memory to give due recognition to the countries, companies and eminent personalities that have supported our industry. OurÂ partners who stayed with us through tick and thin with their beneficial services to our industry as well as our members that have through commitments, donationsÂ supported ourÂ ideals which help to consolidate and make our association even stronger today.â€
He continued, â€œthis evening, our main purpose is to expressÂ our profound gratitude to these countries and companies for all their support to us and what they standÂ for.