From Yakubu Busari,Jos
Dr. Kayode Olusola Fasu
The Director-General, Nigerian College of Accountancy Kwall, Dr. Kayode Olusola Fasua has charged ANAN graduates on accountability, transparency to reposition Nigeria dwindling economy and provide professional services in tackling the problems associated with bribery and corruption .
He disclosed that ANAN had provided a lot of capacity building platform for all to graduates to take advantage of building their skills in Nigeria and African as professional accountant.
Dr. Fasua who stated this statement at the weekend during the 9th Convocation ceremony for courses 25 & 26 graduands of the College in Bassa Local Government Council of Plateau state ,Jos .
He equally challenged all the graduands to give back to the College and be ambassadors in their field of accounting profession by emulating the same gesture in every area that is possible in developing our economic .
Dr Fasua emphasized that transparency, accountability was part of their training which they should guide jealously as he congratulated the College and the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) on the degree awarding status of the institution which will make it ti compete favourably with local and international bodies .
The Director said; “Let me, on behalf of the College Board of Governors, Management Team and indeed the College Community congratulate all graduands, most of whom are already inducted members of our great Association.
“The event of today marks another milestone in your academic and professional pursuit. We are indeed proud of you all, but I dare to say that to whom much is given, much is equally expected. We urge you to continue to be good ambassadors of the College as you continually distinguish yourselves in your various areas of engagement.
“You are very dear to us and of course very special to the Association”, the DG stated.
He seized the opportunity to encouraged all to constantly developed their capacity in every area of their lives stressing that
The DG also appreciated the President and Chairman of Council, Prof. Muhammad Akaro Mainoma for the leadership and support he gave to the College to its current height.
Responding on behalf of the graduands, the President, NICASS Course 25, Sunday Angai also appreciated management and staff of the College for their understanding and for their spirit of tolerance throughout their period in the College.
He called on his colleagues not to disappoint the College by making the most of the knowledge they have acquired wherever they find themselves. The President further advised that the Vision and Mission of the College should be the creed of their profession.
High point of the event was the conferment of Fellowship Awards on some notable Nigerians including Prof. Babagana Zulum, Governor of Borno State, and his Enugu counterpart, Lawrence Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, amongst others.