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AIICO Insurance Employees Donates Blood As Company Wins Award 



AIICO Insurance Plc employees have participated in blood donation to demonstrate their commitment to supporting a healthy community and potentially saving lives.

In commemorating this year’s World Blood Donor Day, the fourth in the series, 62 volunteer members of staff successfully donated blood to the Lagos State Blood Bank.

AIICO Insurance partnered with the Lagos State Government through the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service for the initiative.

A press release issued by the company quotes the Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Manager, Mrs. Abimbola Shobanjo, as expressing the company’s commitment to the good health and wellbeing of Nigerians at all times.

Mrs. Shobanjo explained that the employees who donated their blood were motivated by patriotism and love for humanity in order to save those in need of blood transfusion for survival.

“World Blood Donor Day serves as a powerful reminder of the life-saving impact a single blood donation can have. We are proud of our employees who stepped forward today to answer the call and contribute to this vital cause.” she said.

Meanwhile, AIICO Insurance has won the prestigious “Community Blood Drive Initiative” Award of the Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service in recognition and appreciation of its significant contributions to the success and impact of the LSBTC mandate of ensuring adequate and high quality blood supply in Lagos State.

The award notification letter to the Managing Director of AIICO Insurance from the Executive Secretary of LSBTS, Dr. B.I. Oshikomaya, explained that the award recognized AIICO’s outstanding commitment, partnership andsupport to LSBTC through its in-kind donations and corporate social responsibility initiatives.

“This award recognizes your partnership, generosity, and shared commitment to advancing blood transfusion services and improving health care outcomes in Lagos State”, Oshikomaya said.

The award was conferred during the Youth Extravaganza of the World Blood Donor Day (WBDD2024) celebration.

AIICO Insurance commenced the employee blood donation scheme in 2021 and has since continued in this endeavour to identify with those in dire need of blood to stay alive and to address the critical need for blood supplies in local health institutions.

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