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NAICOM Chief, Sunday Thomas, Loses Wife


Mrs. Oyinade Folashade Thomas

The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Mrs. Oyinade Folashade Thomas, beloved wife of the Commissioner for Insurance/Chief Executive.

Mrs. Thomas passed away on April 12, 2024 after a brief illness.

The Commission described Mrs. Oyinade Thomas a pillar of strength, support, and a source of inspiration to her family, friends, and colleagues. Her kind-hearted nature, compassion, and generosity touched the lives of countless individuals, making her an exceptional woman who will be dearly missed by all who had the privilege of knowing her.

“Throughout her life, Mrs. Thomas demonstrated exceptional dedication and commitment to the insurance industry as she stood side by side with her husband, the Commissioner for Insurance/Chief Executive, in his mission to ensure the development and growth of the insurance sector in Nigeria. She recognised the vital role of insurance in providing financial security to individuals, businesses and communities.

The loss of Mrs. Thomas will be felt by all who were fortunate enough to know her. The National Insurance Commission extends its deepest condolences to the Commissioner for Insurance/Chief Executive and his entire family during this difficult time.

In this period of mourning, our hearts and prayers go out to them, offering comfort and support on behalf of the entire insurance community.

The Commission would also like to express its gratitude to the insurance industry stakeholders, friends, and well-wishers for their outpouring of sympathy and prayers. We appreciate your understanding and support as the Commissioner for Insurance/Chief Executive mourns the loss of his beloved wife.”

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