From Ngozi Onyeakusi, Lagos
Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc is set to host the sixth edition of its eponymous Open Golf Tournament in conjunction with Ibadan Golf Club in the ancient city of Ibadan, Oyo State, from March 23-25, 2018 as part of its contribution to the development of the game of golf and sports generally in the country.
The Spokesperson for the organisation, Mr. Segun Bankole, adduced reason to the fact that the Sovereign Trust Brand has“very unique and dynamic qualities as an Underwriting Firm which is worth showcasing to the golfing community and golfers alike during the 3-day event and beyond.”
Personifying the STI Brand, the image-maker said the company has evolved over time, having being established over two decades ago and today, has become a very vibrant, youthful, eclectic and upwardly mobile Brand which has kept up with pacesetting initiatives in the Insurance Industry in Nigeria over the years.
He concluded that the company has set in motion necessary machinery that will ensure that every participant will have an unforgettable experience at the end of the competition.
One of the Patrons of Ibadan Golf Club and an ardent golferChief Babajide Olatunde-Agbeja of Boff & Co. Insurance Brokers expressed profound gratitude to the Management of Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc for staying true and showingavowed commitment to sponsoring the tournament in the last six years of its commencement.
According to him, “Sovereign Trust Insurance Plc has consistently shown unwavering commitment to the promotion of sporting activities and the development of young talents in different areas of human endeavour in the country over a period of time now”.
He appealed to the Management of the company not to relent in its effort at ensuring that the country’s Human Capacity is developed to the fullest through the various CSR platforms and other sporting engagements that have been identified by the company.
The company’s Managing Director/CEO, Mr. Olaotan Soyinka said the organisation will continue in its stride to stay focused on all its aspirations especially in the area of ensuring that Nigerians embrace insurance without any form of compulsion or coercion but rather, by choice and the delivery of service excellence in all areas of its operations.
He reiterated the fact that insurance remains an inevitable service in sustaining wealth creation. He further stated that the company has identified Sports as a formidable platform to preach such gospel which explains why the company has remained at the vanguard of promoting this novel initiative.
He added that “giving back to the society in whatever measure is an indication of true appreciation of what customers, business stakeholders and the general public mean to any organization; an indication that the brand is alive and responsive to its operating environment”.