Hajiya Aliyu inaugurated 20th NACCIMA president Hajiya Saratu Iya Aliyu has been inaug urated as the 20th National President of the Nigerian Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture ( NACCIMA). She took over from the former President Iyalode Alaba Lawson, who was the first female to occupy the height. Speaking at the event in Kaduna President Muhammadu Buhari promised to do all within his power to enable businesses to thrive in the country. The President said the massive investments in rail, roads and power are aimed to assist the growth of business in the country. Saratu Aliyu had her University education at the famous Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Kaduna state. She is a seasoned professional ,teacher, trainer, farmer, trader and a host of other fields. She was the former Chairperson at the coalition of the Northern States Chambers of commerce , the first and the second Deputy President and later President of Kaduna Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( KADCCIMA). The new NACCIMA boss has attended several leadership courses both in Nigeria and in oversea. Aliyu has also attended several local and international conferences were she distinguished herself as a business icon. Aliyu is so passionate about women issues and a leader in the development of women causes, these could be seen in her various involvement in women related organisations. Born on September 24th, 1948 in Lagos, she had her educational training in Kaduna State. The new NACCIMA president originated from Borno State and married to Aliyu from Niger State. Her spouse was a former Deputy Inspector General of Police. She is happily married with children.