VISITOR TO THE COLLEGE OF INSURANCE AND FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT & PRESIDENT OF THE CHARTERED INSURANCE INSTITUTE OF NIGERIA.
Sir Muftau Olakunle Oyegunle was born in Makurdi, Benue State and began his educational sojourn at St. Peter’s Anglican Primary School, Ile –Ife for his primary school education and proceeded to Origbo Anglican Grammar School and Adeola Odutola College, Ijebu-ode for his Secondary and Higher School Certificate education respectively.
He gained admission into the prestigious University of Ibadan to study Sociology and obtained a B.sc Hons in Sociology in 1982. He equally completed the requirements for an M.B.A in Human Resource Management in 2002.
He joined the insurance industry in 1985 after a brief teaching stint when he was employed as Insurance Superintendant by Leadway Assurance Company Limited. A dedicated and assiduous grafter, his application of intellect and skill to achieve results merited a progressive rise through the ranks to the position of General Manager, Commercial in 2009.
During this period, in pursuit of professional excellence, Sir Muftau acquired the required certifications needed to reach the pinnacle of the insurance profession. He qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Insurance Institute of London in 1990 and became a Chartered Insurer in 1995. He became a Fellow of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria in 2003.
He retired from Leadway Assurances Company Limited in 2013 to industry acknowledgment and acclaim after 28years of meritorious service, to manage his private Company – Lakeg Nigeria Limited which engages in Insurance Consultancy.