ICAN commits to constructing state-of-the-art offices for emerging accountants

ICAN Sokoto District Society Commits to Constructing Modern Secretariats for Young Accountants

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Sokoto District Society, covering Sokoto, Kebbi, and Zamfara states, has announced plans to construct modern secretariats to support young accountants in the region. The newly sworn-in 5th Chairman, Alhaji Ismaeel Oluwaseun Suleiman, revealed this initiative during a recent event in Birnin Kebbi.

Suleiman stated, “We are excited to announce the acquisition of prime land in Birnin Kebbi and Sokoto states for the construction of our secretariat and study center. We will work closely with the ICAN national body and State Governments to ensure these buildings meet the highest standards.” He emphasized that these modern facilities would provide aspiring accountants with easy access to resources and information, ultimately fostering their growth and development.

Additionally, Suleiman highlighted the registration of the District’s Study Centre name, signaling the commencement of lectures soon. This milestone is expected to increase the number of Chartered Accountants in the region, showcasing the district’s dedication to excellence.

Furthermore, Suleiman pledged to prioritize community relations, publish a district newsletter, provide welfare packages, develop the district’s website, offer member training, facilitate conference participation, and implement a youth engagement program. He stressed the importance of unity among members to achieve these goals and create an inclusive and supportive environment.

During his valedictory speech, the immediate past Chairman, Alhaji Sanni Yusuf Olatunji, encouraged former executive members to continue supporting the new administration. He commended the procurement of land in Sokoto and Kebbi States despite financial challenges.

The Special Guest of the occasion, Chief of Staff to the Kebbi State Governor, Barrister Attairu Maccido, praised ICAN for their ethical standards and professionalism in the accounting field in Nigeria. He urged the association to conduct professional examinations for accounting students in Kebbi State to facilitate early engagement, promising government support in enrolling students for these examinations.

Overall, the commitment of ICAN Sokoto District Society to construct modern secretariats and provide essential resources for young accountants reflects their dedication to advancing the accounting profession in the region.