Capital Express Assurance Appoints Isa Sali as Chairman


Ebere Nwoji

The Board of Capital Express Assurance Limited, has appointed Alhaji Isa Bello Sali as its chairman.
Bello, took over the chairmanship baton of the company from Otunba Ademola Adenuga,who held the position for several years.

Sali said he would add value to the company and promised to deploy his given talents, knowledge, experience and clout to see that he leaves capital Express better than he met it.

At a reception organised in his honour by the company, Sali, said in accepting to serve on the board of Capital Express Assurance, he was aware of the expectations of the company owners and stakeholders .

He also said he was not oblivious of the current economic realities of the country and the need to employ the best tools in comparing in the volatile market in which the Nigerian business community found itself
“Herein lies the significance of bringing on board new competences to augment existing one to drive the organisation.

Indeed I would not have accepted to come on board if for in a moment, I have felt that I would not add value to the company. I want to thank you for this honour and pray to God to bless the company, its owners ,board, management and the entire staff”, he stated.

Sali, an astitute administrator and successful manager of human resources was born in Mubi, in Adamawa State.
He attended Mubi 11 Junior Primary School, Mubi and Government Secondary School Ganye in pursuit of his basic education.

He proceeded to the School of Basic Studies , Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and obtained a Bachelors Degree in Political Science. He is also a proud graduate of the Harvard Kennedy School Cambridge.
His work career started with the then Gongola State Civil Service where he served as principal Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of Local Government and Community Development Yola between 1984 and 1987. In1988, he became the Under Secretary in the ministry of works and Transport Yola.

In 1990, he transferred his services to the Federal Civil Service in the capacity of an Assistant Director, Personnel in the Federal Environmental Protection Agency, Lagos.

He was also a director Special Duties in the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Permanent Secretary, Political Affairs and Director of Operations, Servicom.

Having served in several leadership and administrative capacities nationwide, Alhaji Isa, retired from the federal civil service as Head of Service in 2003.
His appointment as the new chairman of Capital Express Assurance is with great expectation from the company’s owners, management and other stake holders.

Capital Express Assurance was incorporated in 2000 as a composite insurance company to strengthen the life arm of the company. It acquired 13 insurance companies during the recapitalisation period in 2007 at the home office in Nigeria. Capital Express became a specialist life assurance company with operations in regional offices of Ghana, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Nigeria and Kenya.