St. John Bosco College of Education wins zonal National Insurance Debate

St. John Bosco College of Education wins zonal National Insurance Debate

St. John Bosco College of Education has emerged the Northern Zone winners of the maiden National Tertiary Insurance Debate.

The Upper East Region-based education college beat its fierce opponents from the Bolgatanga Technical University to win the talk.

After rounds of a aggressive mental debate, St. John Bosco College amassed the best score of 72, with Bolgatanga Technical trailing with 65 factors.

The debate organised by the Insurance Awareness Coordinators Group (IACG) assembled eight schools for the Northern Zone championship.

St. John Bosco College of Education wins zonal National Insurance Debate
Students of St John Bosco’s College of Education obtain award

A complete of 16 Insurance Awareness Clubs from selected tertiary establishments nationwide, engaged within the debate competitors.

The National Insurance Debate seeks to enhance the insurance coverage knowledge ranges of tertiary students.

The debate will provide the chance for students and stakeholders to share views of tertiary students to inform the insurance coverage trade.

It will additionally clear insurance coverage misconceptions and empower the students to be change brokers inside their communities.

The contest kinds half of the ‘Think Future Think Insurance’ instructional campaign by the IACG.

A representative of the Chairman of IACG, Gabriel Kwame, said the competition would nurture and develop the penetration charge of insurance coverage.

“In a growing economy, you need people who understand financial products. If we can impart critical knowledge of insurance at this stage, they would grow into real future leaders and enhance our economy. With this, penetration rate of insurance will grow in Ghana,” he said.

A Prime Time representative, Abigial Serwaa Wiredu, noted that the 2 zonal champions would compete collectively within the champion of champions to debate within the ultimate competitors on November 16.

“They [winners] will have internship opportunities, and increase their awareness level, get certificates, souvenirs and brochures,” she said.

St. John Bosco College of Education will lock horns with the Komenda College of Education, who gained the Southern Zone debate.

Ashanti Regional Manager of the National Insurance Commission, Dennis Farouk Dramani, indicated that “… insurance coverage has actually grown from 2020 till now. It has jumped from 30% to 45% which is quite a very huge growth and this is because of some of these activities that we are undertaking in collaboration with GIZ.”

The National Insurance Debate is an initiative of the Insurance Awareness Coordinators Group (IACG), with help from the Ghana Insurers Association (GIA), Insurance Brokers Association of Ghana (IBAG), Priority Insurance, SIC Life, KEK Insurance Brokers, Starlife Assurance, aYo, Donewell Insurance and Ghana Union Assurance.

DISCLAIMER: The Views, Comments, Opinions, Contributions and Statements made by Readers and Contributors on this platform don’t essentially symbolize the views or policy of Multimedia Group Limited.

Credit: myjoyonline

Related Posts

2023 Budget: TUC to reject government’s salary projection of ₵44.9m

2023 Budget: TUC to reject government’s salary projection of ₵44.9m

After a number of makes an attempt to attain an settlement with government over an increment of their base pay, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) is predicted to meet government…

Read more
Come to our aid – SOGASCO calls for help

Come to our aid – SOGASCO calls for help

The Sogakope Senior High School is asking on the government to assist within the infrastructural improvement of the school. With a population of three,606 students, the school has not seen…

Read more
Wenchi High Court throws out petition against NPP MP’s 2020 election victory

Wenchi High Court throws out petition against NPP MP’s 2020 election victory

A Wenchi High Court has thrown out a petition against New Patriotic Party (NPP) legislator within the Techiman South 2020 election. The petitioner was in search of the nullification of…

Read more