Anchor Insurance Company Limited, one of the fastest-growing insurance companies in Nigeria and the Daily Independent’s Insurance Company of the Year Award winner 2020, following its professed love for culture, has thrown its sponsorship weight behind Babakekere and Ogiame Erejuwa II live stage plays happening 15th/16th and 19th April 2022 in Lagos and Warri respectively.
This was disclosed by the Managing Director of the Company, Mr. Ebose Augustine, while relating with media correspondents in Lagos.
According to him, Babakekere is a play that reminisces the sterling leadership qualities and selfless personality traits of the former Governor of Lagos State, late Alh. Lateef Jakande, popularly then called “Babakekere,” Ogiame Erejuwa II is meant to showcase the culture, royalty, power, influence, and pride of Iwere (Warri) Kingdom as represented by the late Ogiame Erejuwa II of Warri in his time.
He explained that the Company became interested in sponsoring both live plays being produced by The Duke of Shomolu Productions, especially because of the personalities being honored and the good lesson from their exemplary lifestyles to the society.
It could be recalled that Anchor Insurance had, among others, sponsored similar plays namely Emotan in Benin City (2019), Aremu in Abeokuta (2020) as well as Ibiom: When Doves Fly-in Uyo (2021).