CICAN Sets for 2021 workshop, as Ogun Commissioner Odedina bags Agricultural Performer of the Year. - THE BUSINESS PACKAGE


Wednesday, December 15, 2021

CICAN Sets for 2021 workshop, as Ogun Commissioner Odedina bags Agricultural Performer of the Year.

The  Ogun State Commissioner for Agriculture, Dr Adeola Odedina and  the Managing Director of Nigeria Commodity Exchange NCX are among eminent Nigerians to be honoured at the Commerce and Industry Correspondents Association of Nigeria,CICAN, 2021 workshop and awards.

At the event,  Dr. Odedina is to bag the  " Agricultural  Performer of the Year Award. 

This was contained in a statement made available to newsmen over the weekend in Lagos, by the Chairman Planning Committee of CICAN Barnabas Eshiet and signed by the Chairman of the association, Mr. Charles Okonji.

The event which will take place on Thursday 16, December, 2021 at Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja, Lagos begins at 4pm.

The letter conveying  the award reads in part
 " We have followed your immense contributions so far and we are recommending you for this prestigious award".
The workshop with the theme ” Impact of Forex crisis on the Real sector & MSMEs ” will attract economic experts and captains of industry in the manufacturing ,SMEs , financial institutions in the country.

Organizers of the event said developments in the Foreign exchange aspect of the economy and its impart on the local industries will take the center stage at the workshop.

The statement disclosed that Chief Executive Officer, Centre for the Promotion of Private Enterprise, CPPE, and Immediate Past Director General of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( LCCI) Dr. Muda Yusuf will be the guest speaker at the event, which will center on the impact of the scarcity of FX on the country’ s manufacturing industry in particular and the economy at large.  
The statement added that distinguish captains of industry and outstanding individuals will receive the CICAN’s prestigious award for their great performance.

Other awardees include his Royal Highness, Igwe  Chris Oranus , the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO) Kris  Oral Group of Companies,  Malinson Afam Ukatu , The Managing Director/ Chief Executive Officer of Nipson, whose firm pioneers  tiles production  in Nigeria,  Mr. George Onafowokan, the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer (MD/CEO) Coleman Wires & Cables, who is been recognize for the great strides of his firm in wires and cables manufacturing and Engr. Bede Egwu Obayi, FNSE
Director, National Metrology Institute, SON, for his passion for standards compliance.      
It noted that institutions like Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture ( NACCIMA) who have had sustainable partnership with CICAN for three decades, the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria ( MAN) who has consistently use it’s advocacy roles to champion the cause of the country’s manufacturers are also to be recognized at the occasion.  

It also says that the panelists include Igwe Chris Oranus, Mr Malinson Afam Ukatu,  Mr George Onofowokan and the Director General of NACCIMA , Ambassador Ayoola Olukanni.   

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