National Pension Commission (PenCom) has completed the 2019 Conference for Directors of Licensed Pension Operators which is aimed at promoting capacity building and institutional strengthening of Pension Operators in order to foster a sound pension industry anchored on good corporate governance that is consistent with international best practices.
The theme for the 2019 conference is “DRIVING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THROUGH A SUSTAINABLE PENSION INDUSTRY” and it took place on 15 and 16 October, 2019, at Lagos-Osun Hall, Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Maitama, Abuja.
The following topics were discussed at the conference;
New National Code of Corporate Governance as it applies to the pension industry. The merits of incorporating the Economic, Social and Governance Principles in pension fund investment.
In addition to these topics, the conference also apprise participants of the features and implementation update for PenCom’s new pension product, the Micro Pension Plan, which was successfully launched by Mr. President on the 28th of March this year.
Below are some pictures from the event.
FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Andrew Slater (MD, RUSCURA, UK), Yinka Sanni (Group Managing Director, Stanbic IBTC Holdings Company), Temitope Akin-Fadeyi (Head, Financial Inclusion Secretariat), Honourable Kabiru Alhassan Rurum (Chairman, House Committee on Pensions), Mrs. Aisha Dahir-Umar (Acting Director General, National Pension Commission, PenCom), Senator Malam Ibrahim Shekarau (Chairman, Senate Committee on Establishment and Public Service), Philip Southwell (Partner, Chapel Hill Denham), Comrade Amechi Asugwuni (Deputy President, Nigeria Labour Congress) At The 7th Conference for Directors of Pension Operators.