Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) Ag Executive Chairman Zacchus Adedeji, the Chairman Nigerians in Diaspora in Russia (UNIDO) Uwem – Edimo Sampson, the Director General of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) Mr Segun Ajayi – Kadiri, the Director General of the Nigerian Association of Chambers Association of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Dr Sola Obadimu, the former Ag Director General of Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr Chima Igwe and a host of other distinguished speakers have agreed to attend the 2023 CICAN Workshop and Award ceremony set to hold on Tuesday, November 21st, 2023, with the theme, “Effects of Federal Tax Reform on Economy” billed to take place in the prestigious Radisson Blu Hotel, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos.
This fact is contained in a CICAN media statement signed by the association National Chairman Charles Okonji and made available to the media recently in Lagos.
The statement said the executive chairman of FIRS Mr. Adedeji is billed to deliver the keynote address at the occasion.
The statement added that the FIRS boss has promised to use the occasion to throw more light on the effects the reforms will have on the country’s economy and the positive effects on the local businesses.
The statement added that, the attendance of the agency boss on the confab sets to attract who – is – who in the country’s business sector inform the decision to grace the occasion.
The Director General of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) Mr Segun Ajayi – Kadiri will also speak on the ” Effects of the reforms on the local manufacturing sector”.
The statement added that the CICAN hosts for decades Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Director General Dr Sola Obadimu will speak on the effects on the country’s commerce, and trading sector and how his chamber’s members have been affected since the tax policy reform took off at the inception of the current federal government’s administration.
The statement also added that apart from Zacchus Adedeji, Segun Ajayi – Kadiri and Dr Sola Obadimu other distinguished guest speakers who have confirmed their attendance include the former Acting Director General of the Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO), Dr Chima Igwe will speaks on the effects of Research and Development ( R& D) on the economy while Mr Uwem – Edimo Sampson who is the Chairman of Nigerians in Dispora ( NIDO) Russia will share the experience of Nigerians doing genuine business in Russia.
The statement noted that the opportunity the workshop offers is to educate the media and Nigerians alike to better understand the new tax policy trust.
The statement added that CICAN on a yearly basis assemble manufacturers and other captains of industry to brainstorm and find solutions to challenges confronting sectors in the Industry, Trade, Investment (FMITI) and the Small and Medium Enterprises ( SMEs) sectors .
CICAN has membership drawn from the electronic, print and online platform across the nation, with over 60 members.
The statement thanked the association’s partners and sponsors for their yearly sponsorship and other partnership that have assisted the media beat association to have consistently stage it’s yearly workshop in the last 15 years
The statement concluded that CICAN in it’s tradition hope to use the occasion to reward and celebrate some few Nigerians who have standout in their various organizations in the outgoing year.