President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Sunday Thomas as the substantive Commissioner for Insurance/Chief Executive Officer, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).
This was disclosed by the Personal Assistant on Media to President Buhari via his Twitter handle on Sunday afternoon.
Thomas, who replaced the immediate past acting-commissioner for Insurance Mohammed Kari, has over 30 experience in the industry as an operator and regulator.
He was appointed Deputy Commissioner in charge of technical matters by Buhari in April 2017.
The new NAICOM boss was formerly Director-General of the Nigerian Insurers Association in 2010.
The President also approved the appointments of two board members for Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation.
They are Mrs. Ya’ana Talib Yaro who was appointed as the Non-Executive Director representing the North East, and Mrs. Diana Okonta as Non-Executive Director, to fill the slot for the South-South.
President @MBuhari approves the appointment of Sunday Thomas as the substantive Commissioner for Insurance/CEO, National Insurance Commission (NAICOM).
Mr. Sunday Thomas replaced Mallam Mohammed Kari, the immediate past acting commissioner for the Commission.
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) May 3, 2020