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CIIN to hold 2014 Miss Insurance dance

The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria, CIIN, said it has concluded plans to hold its 2014/2015 Miss Insurance Dance this Friday in Lagos.

Head, Corporate Communications of the CIIN, Mr. Joseph Obah, who disclosed this noted that the 2014 Miss Insurance Dance has a lot in stock for members of the institute to justify its status as a major event in the CIIN calendar.

He said that a major attraction is the change in the format of the event to a dinner setting which conforms with the current trend in events planning.

The Institute is maintaining the tradition of the star prize of a brand new car and this has been donated by Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc.

Obah added that no fewer than ten contestants are coming from the insurance industry nationwide to participate in the competition for the crown. A live band and DJ will be on hand to liven-up the event for the teeming dance enthusiasts.

Speaking further on the event, the Director General of the Institute, Mr. Kola Ahmed, said preparations are in top gear to make the dance a memorable one for all.

Miss Sefiyat Sadik, Miss Insurance 2013/2014 is spending the last days of a rewarding reign as she prepares to hand over to a new Queen in a few days time. Miss Sadik has justified the crown by excelling in her roles during the one-year reign which terminates on Friday March 14, 2014.

Her pet project; Youth Empowerment against HIV/AIDS was meticulously executed during her interfaces with youths drawn from secondary schools in Lagos and Abuja. According to Miss Sadik, her visits to the selected schools gave her the opportunity to deliver inspiring talks and share her thoughts with the students.

The Grand Finale of the pet project which was held on the 20th of February, 2014 was a huge success. It featured awards to winners of the Students’ Essay Competition and a lecture by a medical practitioner. The event also gave the Queen an opportunity to appreciate the pet project.

The Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN) is the body of insurance professionals in Nigeria, charged with the duties of determining the standard of skills and knowledge required for ethical and professional practice of insurance business in the country.

Aside from this responsibility, the Institute, which has been in existence for over 50 years, owes its teeming members the duty of providing avenues for social intercourse, with events such as the annual Miss Insurance Pageant, the Annual Picnic and the Fitness Walk to mention but a few of such events. The Miss Insurance Dance started in the early days of the Institute as one of the social activities which the founding fathers considered to be worthwhile for social engineering and for relaxation outside the busy underwriting business schedules.

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