Succour may be on the way for insured flood victims in the country as the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has pledged to expedite action on prompt payment of their claims.
This was disclosed by Rasaaq Salami, Head, Corporate Communications & Market Development of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) in a message posted on its site.
Also, NAICOM sympathized with victims of the recent flood disaster across the country while reaffirming its determination to ensure that victims who took insurance policies against such misfortunes receive their claims on time.
He said, “NAICOM sympathizes with victims of recent flood disasters across the country and wants to assure all those insured against such misfortunes of the commission’s commitment towards ensuring prompt settlement of their claims by insurance companies.”
As Nigerians continue to ameliorate the devastating impacts of recent flooding across the country, which has claimed 603 lives, affected 2,504,095 people, and displaced 1,302,589 persons, the Federal Government has said the evil days were not over yet as five States are still prone to flooding up to November 2022.
In the same vein, the government stated that the natural disaster injured 2,407 persons, partially damaged 121,318 houses, completely damaged 82,053 houses, partially destroyed 108,392 hectares of farmlands and fully submerged 332,327 hectares of farmlands, all across the country.
States still at risk of being flooded this year, according to the government are Anambra, Delta, Cross River, Rivers and Bayelsa.
YOU SHOULD NOT MISS THESE HEADLINES FROM NIGERIAN TRIBUNE
Again, Danjuma Tells Nigerians To Acquire Arms, Fight Bandits
A former Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. T.Y Danjuma on Saturday asked Nigerians especially citizens of Taraba State to acquire arms and defend themselves and their territories against armed bandits…
Makinde Leads Guild Of Editors On Inspection Of Projects In Oyo
THE governor of Oyo State, ‘Seyi Makinde, on Saturday, took members of the Nigerian Guild Of Editors round iconic projects undertaken by his administration, declaring that his focus is to move the state…
‘Obidient’ Movement Can’t Translate Into Votes —Shekarau
A former member of the House of Representatives, Johnbull Shekarau, speaks with ISAAC SHOBAYO on the readiness of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2023 elections…