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Standard Insurance Brokers (G) Ltd launched in The Gambia

Jan 25, 2011, 11:56 AM | Article By: Momodou Faal

The Chief  Executive  Officer of Sahel Investment Mr Abdoulie Touray last Thursday officially launched the Standard Insurance Brokers (G) Limited branch in The Gambia.

Speaking at the grand launching ceremony held at the Sankung Sillah Building along

Kairaba Avenue
, Mr Touray said the coming of  Standard Insurance to the Gambia insurance industry is another welcoming development.

He thanked the  government for creating the enabling environment for the investors, noting that there are lots of Nigerian banks in the country that are doing well in the banking industry.

He described the  coming of Standard Insurance into the country as timely.

Mr Touray used the opportunity to thank Mallam Ahmed Salawudeen, the Group President/Chairman of Standard Insurance Brokers (G) Ltd for establishing such a great office in The Gambia.

According to him, Mr Salawudeen  is a man of character and has a wealth of experience in the insurance industry. He called on the general public to support Standard Insurance in their business.

Delivering his statement at the occasion Mallam Ahmed Salawudeen, the Group president/chairman of Standard Insurance Brokers (G) Ltd,  stated that The Gambia  is his third home.

He noted that in 2009 when he was invited to attend an insurance company meeting in The Gambia, he was convinced about how the economy was growing and was also motivated by the stability in the country.

He noted that Standard Insurance Consultants Limited and its sister companies Standard Life and Pension Consultants limited is an independent insurance reinsurance brokers headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria with branch offices at Ibadan, Abuja, Port Harcourt and associate offices throughout Nigeria.

"The company has employed over 52 insurance professionals across the country and with our international backing by our technical partners and Lloyds London, the Standard Insurance Consultants Limited offers extensive expertise in all the major insurance disciplines," he says.

He thanked the Central bank for issuing license to hiscompany to operate in The Gambia.

Mr Mallam noted that the security of insurance is not only collecting premiums but people have to be paid for their compensation, adding that they would give staff foundation courses, human resource development amongst others.

He also thanked the Gambia government for giving him the opportunity to operate in the country. He assured the public that his company "will give good services" to its customers.