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ICSAN to tackle governance issues across sectors

By Gloria Nwafor
11 November 2021   |   4:27 am
Plans are underway by members of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) to unveil sectoral group that will tackle governance issues across sectors of the economy.

Head, Research, Kayode Ketefe (left); Head, Membership, Akumefula Ojiji; Registrar/ Chief Executive Officer, Taiwo Olusesi; President and Chairman of Council, Taiwo Owokalade; Chairman, Publicity and Annual Lecture Committee, Lynda Onefeli and Head, Operations, Michael Umogun, all of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), during a recent press briefing to launch sectoral groups of the institute in Lagos. 

…Unveils group next week

Plans are underway by members of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) to unveil sectoral group that will tackle governance issues across sectors of the economy.
   
President and Chairman of Council, ICSAN, Taiwo Olowokalade, who disclosed this at a media briefing, said the essence of the initiative was to have a platform for members, who are operating in various sectors of the economy to cross-ventilate ideas and also bring to bear the importance of corporate governance best practices in all sectors.
 
Olowokalade said the move was one of the major initiatives when he took over office to set up sectoral groups that would monitor governance issues across various sectors of the economy.

 
He said the group, which will cut across 13 sectors of the economy would cover areas such as public and allied institutions, energy, aviation, maritime, the built sector, games industry, insurance and banking and allied institutions, among others.
 
Olowokalade, said the inauguration, which will hold on November 16, 2021, virtually, would have chairman of Polaris Bank, Muhammad Ahmad as the chairman of the occasion.
 
He said: “Our duty is to ensure governance issues are thrown around these areas at international best practices that will help the economy. It is going to be a milestone in the history of the institute and to give a platform to our members to address issues concerning corporate governance across sectors of the economy. We are happy to be the one driving this move.
 
“It is a new world of governance preposition as it gives us opportunity to put governance on all sectors of the economy and how institutions should respond to new realities.
 
“The move would make a new impact on Nigeria and value addition it will bring on the governance space.”

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