Consolidated Hallmark Insurance Plc has again renewed its Group Personal Accident Insurance cover worth N24 million for insurance journalists in the country.
This, according to the company, was part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project, to ensure that journalists who are mostly exposed to danger and hazard in the discharge of their civic duties are adequately protected.
The Group Personal Accident Insurance covers death, permanent disability and medical expenses.
The policy has been running for more than five years now, precisely since 2012, and is renewed annually by the company at each expiratory period on behalf of the concerned journalists.
The cover, which was recently renewed by the insurer in October, 2019 is due to expire in September, 2020. The company has promised to continue to renew the coverage for the journalists every year.
Managing Director of the company, Eddie Efekoha assured of the company’s support for the media.
He stated that journalism profession both within and outside the country is exposed to different kinds of risks
He stressed that this calls for the need for insurance to mitigate the risks in the event of this nature.