Underwriting firm, Cornerstone Insurance plc has been appointed official partner of Federal Road Safety Corps on “Decade of Action” project targeted at improving safety on the road for motorists and other road users.
The ‘Decade of Action’ 2011-2020, a global program launched by the United Nations in over hundred countries including Nigeria to reduce road deaths and injuries across the world in this programme covers Zone 2 Command, Lagos and Ogun State.
This appointment however, was in recognition of the Cornerstones’ strategic thrust of supporting projects and bringing enduring benefits to the people, a top official of the FRSC stated.
Ademola Mafikuyomi, head, brand and corporate communication, Cornerstone Insurance said the insurance company appreciates the command’s challenges in the quest to make the highways safe for motorists and other road users in the state.
“As a leading insurance company and a responsible corporate citizen, Cornerstone Insurance is poised to use this collaboration to produce an overall positive impact in the society by educating the people on the need to stay alive and prevent road crashes” he said.
According to the company, safety enlightenment has become imperative in light of the alarming rate of road crashes around the country and efforts to sustain the initiative resonate with Cornerstone’s core value of empathy.
The Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 was officially proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in March 2010, the objective is to stabilise and reduce the forecast level of road traffic deaths around the world.