ICSAN Lagos State Chapter gets new Chairman and Executives

Lagos State Chapter of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN), ushers in a New Chairman and Executives.

Last weekend, the Lagos State Chapter held the Investiture Ceremony of its 12th Chairman, Efosa Ewere, FCIS, and induction of the Executive Committee Members at Radisson Blu Anchorage, Victoria Island, Lagos

The formal event Chaired by Mr. Olatunde Busari, SAN, FCIS, C.Arb was attended by seasoned governance professionals including members of the Governing Council of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) and Non- members.

Busari praised Ewere’s attributes of discipline, hard work and commitment to excellence which he said remained consistent through the years he worked with her in various professional capacities.

Mr. Tolu Odukale, a partner and Head of Governance, Risk and Compliance at the Lagos office of KPMG Advisory Services delivered the keynote address themed, “The Triad of Effective Governance: Engage, Empower and Excel,”

Highlighting the germane role of effective governance to business growth and sustainability, Odukale charged members of corporate boards to deploy these tripartite structure of engagement , empowerment and excellence in the strategic governance of their respective organisations.

In her address, the President Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria (ICSAN) and Chairman of the Governing Council, Mrs. Funmi Ekundayo, FCIS, urged members to continue to promote professionalism and ethical standards ICSAN represents.

Congratulating Ewere and the newly inducted executive committee members, Ekundayo expressed a strong conviction that Ewere was capable of leading the Lagos Chapter to achieve greater strides as the flagship chapter.

She advocated for increased collaboration among the different chapters of ICSAN for the benefit of the institute.

In her acceptance speech, the 12th Chairman of ICSAN Lagos Chapter, Ewere, acknowledged the strong foundation laid by past leaders of the Lagos State Chapter and pledged to grow the Lagos Chapter by strengthening capacity of members across all cadres, and promoting knowledge of corporate governance to the grassroots.

High points of the ceremony included the decoration of the 12th Chairman and Oath taking of Allegiance by the EXCO members-
Adebola Babatunde, FCIS – Vice Chairman
Chief Adewale Adeniji, ACIS – Honourary Secretary
Clementina Ramsey-Osere, ACIS- Treasurer
Dauda Amedu Young-David, ACIS- Financial Secretary
Julie Bassey, ACIS – Mobilisation Secretary
Temidayo Odulaja, FCIS – Social Secretary
Irene Attoe, ACIS – Publicity Secretary
Damilola Akinpelu ,ACIS- Assistant Honourary Secretary
Oyekunle Olunukola Idowu, ACIS- Assistant Financial Secretary
Ufuoma Mamoke Ovesuor, ACIS – Assistant Publicity Secretary
Oladoyin Onanuga, ACIS – Assistant Mobilisation Secretary
Alaba Ekundayo, FCIS – Ex-Officio
We bid the 12th Chairman Ms. Efosa Ewere FCIS and the EXCO hearty Congratulations and a successful tenure.