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President Buhari Calls for Nation Building from Chartered Accountants

Muhammadu Buhari when he declared open this year’s Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigerian (ICAN) conference admonished accountants to put the nation first in all their professional endeavors and shun tendencies capable of leading to corruption. Represented by Accountant General of Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, President Buhari said “Accounting and auditing, play key roles in…”
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October 21, 2017 3:03 pm

Muhammadu Buhari when he declared open this year’s Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigerian (ICAN) conference admonished accountants to put the nation first in all their professional endeavors and shun tendencies capable of leading to corruption.

Represented by Accountant General of Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, President Buhari said “Accounting and auditing, play key roles in public finance management through the provision of reliable financial positions of businesses in both public and private sectors,” He said.

“Nigeria in the modern age must entrench a system that would motivate and encourage our teeming youths to focus on innovation as key to achieving long lasting competitive edge.

“This administration will continue to support, encourage and motivate our youths towards self reliance with emphasis on agriculture, science and technology.

“Nigeria of our dreams is one that must prepare itself for global competition not only in recruitment space but also in the delivery of goods and services to the citizens in line with the SDG.

“This is a collective responsibility, Nigerians must work together and all hands must be on deck for our nation to be on the path of sustainable economic growth and development.

“Our journey towards a united and prosperous nation envisages a strong patriotic competent and highly productive manpower.

“Government remains committed to tackling unemployment, improving productivity and ease of doing business.

“We remain resolute to deliver good governance to Nigerians. Transparency and accountability remain key elements in the general conduct of government businesses.

“Hence this administration is fully committed to timely implementation of accrual based international public sector accounting standards (IPSAS) with a view to deepen public financial management reforms.”

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