Institute holds fellow’s forum, seeks passage of ICCA charter
Poised to strengthen and further enhance her relevance in the socio-economic development of the Nigeria SMEs, The Institute of Company and Commercial Accountants of Nigeria (Chartered), ICCA held her annual Fellows Membership forum recently in Lagos.
The forum, aimed at bringing together all the Fellows from their various exalted areas of responsibilities to deliberate on policies, tactical and operational issues was also to seek ways to leapfrog the institute to prominence and relevance under the Change Mantra.
The Institute whose mission is targeted at the Financial Managers of SMEs and companies intend to further build Professional competencies and capacities in terms of producing Members (entrepreneurs) who are grounded in business management, Investment analysis and applications, risk management, among others, thereby, enhancing a virile economy with positive impact on National economy with high productivity and GDP.
Speaking at the forum, the President/Chairman of the Governing Council of the Institute, Dr. ‘Leye Babalola, noted the laudable efforts made by the team project in actualizing the successful presentation and the passage of the 1st reading of the ICCA charter status at the Federal House of Representatives.
According to him, “It must be a collective responsibility of us as the highest Policy making body of our great Institute to attain the “Chartered” status”.
Going further, he stated that the National Assembly under the leadership of Hon. Yakubu Dogara, issued an Order Paper listing ICCA bill for an Act 2015, assuring that the bill will be listed for its second reading in no distant time.
He also asserted that ICCA and Keisie International University, South Korea has agreed on an affiliation and cross recognition of her Fellows and Associate Members to have a direct Doctoral Degree and Associate Professorship in Accounting, Finance and Auditing.
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