Airtel Nigeria says it has given cash claims to three of its customers who subscribed for the mobile phone company’s insurance plan.
Airtel Nigeria said in a statement that the customers include Mr. Ojo Aderogba, Mr. Augustine Peters and Mr. Adeniji Owolabi who were at the company’s headquarters in Lagos to receive their entitlements. The sum of N50,000 was given to Mr Augustine Peters for hospital cash while Mr Ojo Aderogba and Adeniji Owolabi got N25,000 for hospital cash.
Presenting the cash, Maurice Newa, Chief Commercial Officer, Airtel Nigeria, noted that insurance policy has started making significant impact in the lives of Nigerians.
“The partnership formed by Airtel Nigeria with MicroEnsure and Cornerstone Insurance Plc has started adding meaningful value to lives of people in Nigeria. The Airtel Insurance package is a product which guarantees our customers free, quality and accessible insurance services. This further corroborates Airtel’s commitment towards creating a robust platform that helps customers accomplish their professional and personal success and goals in life,” he said.
Airtel Insurance plan is a product which offers life and hospitalisation insurance with increasing benefits based on monthly airtime recharge. It covers hospitalisations, both for natural and accidental causes, with no medical exclusions.
The service was launched by Airtel in collaboration with MicroEnsure and Cornerstone Insurance plc.on August 6, 2014 to deliver affordable insurance services and encourages insurance culture among Nigerians. It is open to all Nigerian residents between the ages of 18 and 65 years. All they need to do is dial *259# to register for the service.