Following the inability of many dependents of deceased pensioners to claim their bread winners’ entitlements as well as controversies that often arise in the sharing of estates of deceased persons without will, many firms have taken up the tasks of educating Nigerian public on the relevance of will writing
Leadway Capital and Trusts Limited, a subsidiary of Leadway Assurance Company Limited, is one of these firms which have taken it upon itself to spread the message of will writing among Nigerians.
The company, recently, launched its digital will writing service for various categories of Nigerians.
In launching the product, the firm said an important point to note in life was that an estate plan is for everybody- single, married, divorced, with or without children, young adults and the elderly.
According to the company, the event which took place in Lagos, was part of its effort to educate the public on the need and benefits for every person to have a will or, a structured estate plan in place.
At the event, Leadway Capital & Trusts Managing Director, Ayo Wuraola, spoke on the brand’s offering of a quick and convenient way to write a will, either online or through its representatives who are trained professionals equipped with information to assist customers complete the process of writing their wills easily and quickly.
Wuraola, said with a written will, you ensure your loved ones are provided for and that the distribution of your properties as you deem fit are validly documented thus promoting easy succession.
Also speaking, the Head, Private Trusts, Morenike Akinwande-Tomori, said she understands the true human need for people to provide and secure a better future for nuclear and extended family members, as well as sometimes for friends, associates, charities and other interests should the unexpected happens.
She said the launch of a will writing service that is available online and via direct partners was her company’s solution to help the teeming populace document their intention for when they eventually pass on.
She added, “We also want to encourage people to go online as it is easier and more accessible.”
According to her, “Simple will and Simple Will Plus are options provided for subscription depending on the nature of assets an individual possesses,” adding that both have complimentary insurance covers.