PHILIPSBURG – Minister of Justice Edson Kirindongo announced Wednesday, August 30, that Nagico Insurances was selected as the insurer of choice to provide Group Life Insurance for all 550 civil servants who fall under the Justice Department.
During a meeting held Wednesday, at his office, the Minister explained of the four insurance companies that participated in the bidding, they received the best package offer from Nagico. Both he and the Windward Islands Civil Servants Union (WICSU), which spearheaded the process are confident in their decision.
“We have reached a milestone in this project, and I am truly happy that we were able to complete negotiations with Nagico, and are now able to offer these benefits to all 550 members of our staff, who are more than deserving of it. With this step out of the way we move on to the next phase where we will be hosting information sessions for our staff, giving them the opportunity to table any questions or concerns they may have about the policy and the related benefits,” Minister Kirindongo stated. The information sessions will commence within the coming week at a venue to be chosen by the Minister.
Meanwhile, Nagico expressed gratitude to the Minister and WICSU, for placing their confidence in them as a local insurance company. “We are extremely happy to be the Group Life insurer of choice for the civil servants, who fall under the Department of Justice. We applaud the work of the men and women who go out there daily to ensure that we are protected on all fronts and we will continue to provide them with the top notch service we are known for at NAGICO. Insurance is very important and most people do not realize that until they actually need it. So to see that this proactive measure has been taken to provide security for the staff and their family is truly commendable,” Marketing Manager Lisa Brown said.
Brown also mentioned that policy experts will be in attendance at the information sessions to answer all questions and queries regarding this package, and also to address any concerns regarding coverage.