NAICOM CEO loses wife Oyinade Folashade


By Onu Okorie

Mrs. Oyinade Folashade Thomas, wife of the Commissioner for Insurance/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Sunday Thomas, has passed on.

She passed away on Friday, April 12, 2024, after a brief illness, according to her husband, Sunday Thomas. In a statement issued through NAICOM on Friday, Mr Thomas described his late wife as 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,” the statement reads inter alia.

NAICOM said 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, 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 statement added.