Bedrock Insurance urged to offer insurance services to Mobile Money Vendors
By Nana Appiah Acquaye, Accra, Ghana
Ghana’s revered finance expert, Kwame Pianim has urged the country’s insurance companies, especially the newly inaugurated Bedrock Insurance Company to seriously consider the registration and insuring of mobile money agents against theft and loss or fraud perpetrated on third parties by their agents.
According to him taken such an initiative would go a long way to improve the country’s insurance industry, to achieve its full potential as mobilizer of investible resources for industry and infrastructure.
Speaking as the keynote guest during the official launch of Bedrock Insurance Company Limited at plush Movenpick Hotel in Accra, Mr. Pianim also advocated for the introduction of a government policy which will make the registration and insuring of Mobile Money Agent across country mandatory by law.
He believes that such a move together with others including a health macro-economic stability would not only help bring sanity to Ghana’s mobile finance sector, but also help enhance the landscape for the flourishing of the insurance industry.
The recent spate of attack on mobile money venders has become a great cause of concern for the government, telecom operators and the country’s security agencies. Majority of vendors operating nationwide have little or no security protection notwithstanding the high volume of cash they handle.
The Chief Executive Officer for Bedrock Insurance Company Limited, Albert Eyeson-Ghansah in his remarks,gave the assurance that his outfit will continue to invest in the right technologies and robust softwares that would assist in offering quality service to customers.
“I am much delighted we are launching our insurance company to Ghanaians. We aim to help people freely pursue their dreams in a world of uncertainties by making insurance simple so they can protect the things that mean the world to them. We are investing in the right people and the right technologies and adopting continuous improvement in our operations. We’ve spent time to prepare ourselves-implementing a robust software which goes live in tandem with our launch,” he said.
Bedrock Insurance Company Limited a wholly Ghanaian company aimed at offering the most user friendly insurance for all clients, making insurance effortless with same day payments for genuine claims.
The insurance company suite of products provides timely protection to customers against liabilities they might legally be exposed to as well as loss or damage to properly under product offering which includes, motor insurance policies, fire and allied perils policies, engineering policies, liabilities, general policies, accidents and marine.