• Wednesday, June 19, 2024
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Sovereign Trust Insurance extends CRS to youth’s empowerment

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Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc has extended its Corporate Social Responsibility initiative to a Lagos-based Non-Governmental Organization, Teenage Life on partnership aimed at strengthening youth development in the country. The initiative is centered on educating the youths in the areas of governance, economic empowerment and social infrastructure development.

Jessica John Braimah, coordinator of Teenage Life said the role of the youths is very critical to the growth and advancement of any nation which explains why special attention is given to youth mentorship in her organization.

Braimah who commended the commitment of Sovereign Trust Insurance in promoting youth mentorship in the country through the various programmes that the company have continued to support over the years appealed to to other corporate organizations to get more involved in youth administration issues in promoting a better society.

“In her words, “the intervention of Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc in supporting our ‘Life Encounters’ radio programme on a syndicated basis across the country testifies to the affirmation of the brand as a very responsive and trusted partner that can be relied upon at any given point in time. I am particularly grateful to the Management of Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc for their unflinching support of our programmes over the years and I hope to see more corporate organizations emulate such novel initiatives in finding a voice for our youths in the country.”

The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Sovereign Trust Insurance , Olaotan Soyinka succinctly adds, “Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc towers high above its peers in the Industry when it comes to issues of Corporate Social Responsibility, the company has been involved in numerous initiatives cutting across various platforms like Sports, Education, Entertainment,

Health and so on. We do not compromise our stance in giving back to the society when the need arises and we hope we can do more in the years ahead”.

The Head of Corporate Communications and Brand Management for the Underwriting Firm, Segun Bankole said the organization’s support for Teenage Life over the years is in line with the business philosophy of the company in investing in the future of the Nigerian Youth as Leaders of Tomorrow and Change Agents for the Nigerian society. He said, that explains why the company has been involved in youth development programmes especially in the areas of sports and education.

 

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