2 The company also assured customers and shareholders of more improved performances in the year 2022.
Mrs. Teju Philips, Chairman, Lasaco Assurance Plc, made this known at the 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company on Thursday in Lagos.
3 Phillips said Lasaco delivered a considerable performance in the year under review when compared to 2020.
She said: “the company achieved a gross premium income of N13.3 billion in 2021 representing a 21 per cent increase over the N10.93 billion generated in 2020.
4 “In the same vein, our net underwriting income grew by 15 per cent from N8.05 billion to N9.26 billion.”
5 The chairman added that the company’s profit before tax declined from N696 million to N281million, signifying a 59 per cent drop while profit after tax declined by 62 per cent from N679 million to N261million.
6 She said that the total assets of the organisation grew from N20.53 billion to N23.96 billion, a 17 per cent increase while the shareholders fund increased sharply by 45 per cent from N7.80 billion in 2020 to N11.31 billion in 2021.
8 The chairman, however, said Lasaco would uphold and surpass its current performances through the implementation of best practice policies, digital upscaling, process strengthening, and customer experience rejuvenation.
10 “Our investment diversification strategy is yielding tremendous results and we plan to diversify further in order to gain a maximum return,” she said.
She said that Mr. Razzaq Abiodun, was appointed in an acting capacity on April 20, 2021, and the appointment was confirmed by National Insurance Commission on Aug. 27, 2021, as the Managing Executive Officer.