An alumnus of King’s College and Federal Government College Lagos, he holds a degree in Economics from the University of Ife (1981).
Shortly after completion of his mandatory year of service he joined the National Insurance Company of Nigeria (NICON) in 1982 as a graduate trainee in the Research & Development department. Showing great capability and promise he was promoted to Head the department, a position he held till 1990 when he was moved to the MDs office as the Personal Assistant (Technical).
Following an initiative by the company to create a Health Insurance Company, he attended various training programs by consultants on Health Insurance in England, South Africa & India and by February 1999 was chosen to take the reins of bringing that initiative to life. Armed with only the Certificate of Incorporation and some money in the bank, Healthcare International was born. It grew….and is still growing. As one of the heads of the few health insurance companies at the start of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) in 2005, he chaired various committees which drew up the guidelines of the scheme.
And as an early member of the Health & Managed Care Association of Nigeria (HMCAN) he has joined in charting the course for the private sector business. With this wealth of experience, he deservingly is and is still the Executive Head of Healthcare International.
Mr. Awosika is a fellow of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) and the Institute of Direct Marketing of Nigeria (IDMN)....