The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) has been commended for bringing the forthcoming Conference of International Federation of Accountants to the Federal Capital Territory, thereby making Abuja a truly global conference destination.
The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello made this commendation on Thursday, while receiving the executive committee of ICAN that paid him a visit in his office at Area 11, Garki I District, Abuja.
The Minister said that this action by ICAN would go a long way in showcasing Abuja to the world with all its attendant positive impact of bringing in the needed investors.
Malam Bello reiterated that with the caliber of Accountants that would be attending the International Conference from across the globe, it would definitely further bring the world attention to Abuja for that period of time.
He promised to support ICAN to host a successful conference by providing an enabling environment; adding that the meeting would also be beneficial to the tourism sub-sector of the Territory.
His words: “I must congratulate you because as an institution, you have come a very long way and you will continue to be a thing of pride for us as Nigerians. You made it easy also for accountants to get professional certification with institutions within their country, instead of having to go to other countries. That is very commendable and you can be rest assured that the FCTA as an Administration will continue to support you.”
Speaking earlier, the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Deacon Titus Soetan seized the opportunity to congratulate the Minister over his appointment and urged him to bring his wealth experience to bear to make great impact in the Federal Capital Territory.
He solicited for the support of the Minister over the forthcoming conference of the International Federation of Accountants slated for Abuja.
The FCT Permanent Secretary, Dr. Babatope Ajakaiye and other senior officials of the FCT Administration joined the Minister in receiving the ICAN delegation.
Muhammad Hazat Sule, FCAI
Deputy Director / Chief Press Secretary,
Thursday, December 8, 2016.