The National President of Alumni Association of the National Institute (AANI), IGP Mohammed D. Abubakar (rtd), has on behalf of the Executive Committee and entire AANI members, congratulated Mrs Comfort Olujumoke Eyitayo, on her well-deserved election as the 57th President of the apex accounting profession in Nigeria, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).
Abubakar who expressed delight over Eyitayo’s new feat, stated she will also be the Chairman of ICAN’s Governing Council.
The AANI President described Eyitayo’s election as historic and momentous event for ICAN, AANI and Nigeria.
He said AANI is very proud of her and the outstanding achievement. “ Her election will no doubt serves as a source of inspiration for the rest of Africa and humanity and looks forward to further reinforcing and diversifying AANI’s long-standing partnership with ICAN ” he said.
He also said that her election into the exalted office was not surprising, given her antecedents, incredible depth of experience as a chartered accountant and immense contribution to the accounting profession in Nigeria and beyond.
The former Police boss noted this in a statement issued by AANI National Publicity Secretary, Brig. -Gen. Sani K. Usman (rtd). He added that the new ICAN President had been one of the most outstanding AANI members that earned her tremendous goodwill and followership.
“ She has served as ICAN Vice President and has served on many ICAN committees at various points of her impeccable career, entrepreneurship and service to humanity. Over time, both ICAN and AANI share a special bond of friendship and cooperation which needs to be sustained and improved upon.
“ As AANI look forward to her formal confirmation, investiture and decoration with the symbol of office in June this year, the desire to work with her to deepen the relationship between both organisations in a concerted efforts towards a better society in Nigeria, ” he said.
Abubakar further assured of AANI will support the Eyitayo to ensure her tenure as President of ICAN is successful.
Additionally, the President has also directed that a committee be set up to work out modalities to celebrate her and other AANI members promoted after her formal inauguration and investiture.