The Kano Government is mulling the idea of upscaling its internally generated revenue and has begun preparation to work with the National Insurance Commission, NAICOM for the implementation of appropriate legislation with the State legislature towards the enactment of laws to guide it in that direction.
The State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje made this assertion while receiving the Commissioner for Insurance and Chief Executive Officer of NAICOM, Mr. Sunday Thomas at the Government House on a courtesy visit.
Ganduje said NAICOM and Kano State Government are partners in progress, therefore the need to provide relevant laws to facilitate enforcement of the federal government’s compulsory insurance policy has become imperative.
The Governor says the State government needs NAICOM to accelerate its revenue generation drive as the agency itself needs the state for one form sustainability of its good polices and activities, promises to support the Commission with Office accommodation and other issues raised by the NAICOM Boss.
While appreciating the Commission for the visit, Ganduje commended the agency for its plan to hold a workshop for top Kano State Government Officials next month in the State.
Earlier, the Commissioner for Insurance, Mr. Sunday Thomas informed the Governor that his team was in Kano to intimate the State Government on the implementation of a compulsory insurance policy that covers vehicles, properties, commercial premises, life assurances, and others.
He rolled out plans put in place by NAICOM to hold a sensitization workshop for all Kano State Ministries, Departments, and Agencies in order to keep them abreast of insurance and its related activities which will hold in September.