By Chioma Obinagwam
The ACCA Nigeria team led by the global accountant body’s Chief Executive, Helen Brand OBE is set for partnership with the Ministry of Trade and Investment.
This occured during a courtesy visit to the Honourable Minister of Trade and Investment, Mr. Okechukwu Enelamah; and his special adviser; Ms. Dara Owoyemi.
During the visit, Brand expounded on ACCA’s role in developing the accounting profession globally, highlighting the work done with the qualification changes to prepare its members deliver more value, including engagements in the public sector across countries including Nigeria.
According to Brand, “ACCA is commitment to developing the accountancy profession through its work on ethics and professional skills development & partnerships with key stakeholders to build capacities among others.”
Also present at the meeting was ACCA council member Taiwo Oyedele, FCCA who spoke about his experience in using ACCA resources to upscale the curriculum of the primary national accounting body in Nigeria to illustrate ACCA’s sustainability and value delivery in the Nigerian Market.
ACCA’s commitment is further demonstrated by a signed MOU between them and the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CITN) to provide local tax variants to incorporate Nigerian tax in the ACCA curriculum.