FAAN MD Calls For Stronger Collaboration With ICAN, Applauds Accountants In FAAN

FAAN MD Calls For Stronger Collaboration With ICAN, Applauds Accountants In FAAN

The Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAA), Mrs. Olubunmi Kuku has called for greater collaboration between FAAN and the institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). This is just as she stated that the over 100 accountants in the agency’s workforce have been doing their jobs transparently and with integrity.

She said this while speaking when the 59th President of ICAN, Dr. Innocent Okwuossa  and his team visited FAAN headquarters at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos.

She explained that the accountants working with FAAN have proven to be a very important segment of the agency’s work force by carrying out their jobs with commitment, accuracy, transparency and integrity.

According to her, “It is our desire to continue to partner with your prestigious institute as we leverage on this important visit to call for stronger collaboration between FAAN and ICAN going forward.”

ICAN, Kuku noted, has continued to play a critical role in training and retraining accountants all over the country to provide accounting services with the highest level of professionalism. She commended the ICAN President and his team for the great work they are doing to keep the professionalism competence going among members.

Speaking further, Kuku said that the present administration in FAAN is committed to ensuring that services at airports across the country meet international standards for safe, secure and efficient carriage of passengers and goods within the country.

We are also mindful of the need to consciously carry out our activities with utmost transparency, accountability and integrity for the benefit of the nation and this is that very important juncture our paths cross as an institution.

Speaking, the President of ICAN, thanked the FAAN boss for giving him and his team a warm welcome. He said that the institute would like to partner with FAAN on capacity building to further equip its members.

He stated that the FAAN Managing Director has not only made history as the first woman managing Director of the agency but that she has also inspired women across the country that they can get to leadership positions.

Okwuossa noted that ICAN recognizes the important role and the impact FAAN makes in the aviation industry infrastructure development, adding that as a result, there has not been serious accidents and incidents in the sector for some time now.

The ICAN President pointed out that FAAN has from time to time, supported the ICAN members working with the agency for training to further broaden their horizon, calling on the agency to further sponsor their members to the ICAN annual conference coming up in October  and other international conferences.

The President appealed to the FAAN Managing Director to liaise with other agencies to establish the ICAN Chapter. Present during the visit were Directors from FAAN and the ICAN visiting team led by its President, Dr. Innocent Okwuossa

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Albinus Chiedu is a journalist, aviation media consultant, events management professional, and author. He has practiced journalism since 2000.

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