CIIN Launches Insurance Broking Book

by Zaka Khaliq

The new course books on Insurance broking practice has been publicly presented by the Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), in a bid to reinforce further professionalisation of Insurance broking in the curriculum of studies for qualification to become a chartered insurer in Nigeria,

The books, which cover the 3-stage exams of the CIIN, namely; foundation, intermediary and associateship were launched at the Elders’ Forum of the Institute held in Lagos recently.

In order to berth this aspiration, the CIIN forged collaboration with the Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers(NCRIB) for significant inputs and endorsement.

The president of the Institute, Mr. Edwin Igbiti, while launching the book, explained that, with the introduction of the insurance broking course, students could now specialise on Insurance Broking added that the post qualification routes are being followed to ensure that qualified professionals specialise in their desired area.

Earlier, the NCRIB, through the executive secretary, Mr. Tope Adaramola, had expressed the delight of the governing board under the leadership of Mr. Rotimi Edu for the introduction of the courses across the three stage level examinations of the institute.

According to him, those who wished to specialise in broking could now do so through qualifying examination starting from the April 2023 Examination Diet of the CIIN.

The president of the council, Mr. Rotimi Edu, who applauded the Institute for the initiative, said, the content of the Insurance Broking profession would be enriched with the solid professional and intellectual content which would position them effectively to meet the changing needs of insurance clients.