Hon. Hakeem Babajide Taoreed felicitates with the 9th Chairman of Ikorodu and District Society of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) Princess Kafilat Omolade Hassan (FCA) and Executive members of the District.
The seasoned professional Chartered accountant and one of the House of Assembly aspirant of the All progressive Congress (APC) at the last primary election in Ikorodu Constituency II popularly known as “Ak is Ok”.
In line with his passion for community engagements and developments, he was the Chairman of the 9th Edition of the Catch them young program held on Thursday 25th of August, 2022 at one of the Biggest event Centre in Ijede, ‘TBT Event Centre, Ijede, Ikorodu.
The programme was part of the activities of the District for the year and was targeted toward encouraging young people to the accounting profession. The Chairman of the District Society, Princess Kafilat omolade Hassan (FCA) while welcoming the students who participated in the programme, charged them to be attentive and be expectant throughout the session.
Speaking at the programme on Thursday, one of the resource person Mr. adekunle Adeyemo (FCA) delivered a paper on ”Accounting Technician Scheme (ATS): A vehicle to the Accountancy Profession “encouraging the students on the importance of the scheme and an avenue to avoid being idle during the on-going ASU strike in the country.
The Second Speaker Mr Adogbeji A Jaho (FCIT),(FCA) discuss “The Opportunities available to chartered Accountants in the Economy “.Present at the programme were students from Schools in Ikorodu and its environs, Executive Members of the District , Alhaji Amodu Tajudeen Kunle,( FCA), Samuel Ayeni, (FCA), Mr. Awojobi Lateef,(FCA), Mr.Paul Orok (FCA), Mr. Bashir Saminu (FCTI), Alhaji T. B Taoreed (CEO TBT Event Centre, Alhaja Muslimot Taoreed, Mr Emmanuel Bassey (ACA), Azeezat Odushile (ACA) and other dignitaries.
The Chairman of the occasion Hon. Hakeem B. Taoreed (ACA, ACTI, ICFIP) in his opening speech appreciated the Chairman for the honor and privilege, Members of the Ikorodu and District society, distinguished guest, Students and other participants.
In his speech, he said a quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, Provide children with the protection they need from Hazards of poverty, Labor exploitation and disease, given them the knowledge, skills and confidence to reach their full potential.
“This what being a Certified Chartered accountant of the Institute of Chartered accountant of Nigeria (ICAN) has done in my life and I am a living witness to this. I encourage you all to take advantage of the Accounting Technician Scheme (ATS).”