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In a bid to foster a shared and better future, Saratu Iya Aliyu, national president, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), has called for a roadmap on capacity development of Chambers across the world.
Aliyu, who made the call at the recently concluded 11th World Chambers Congress in Rio, Brazil, noted that the roadmap would enable the Chambers, as private sector operators, make significant contributions to inclusive economic growth and development amid fostering a shared and prosperous future for countries and people across the world.
While addressing delegates, she drew attention to the positive role the Chambers movement had played in Nigeria for the growth and development of the economy in partnership with government and other stakeholders.
She called for rethinking of the educational processes and specifically identified continuous training and retraining to enable Chamber members and future generations meet the challenges and opportunities unfolding in an era of e-commerce revolution, digital trade, start ups all of which were transforming the global.
The Aliyu-led Nigerian delegation to the congress included: Babatunde Ruwase, president, Lagos Chambers of Commerce Industry Mines and Agriculture; Ayo Olukanni, director-general, NACCIMA; Toki Mabogunje, Bayo Jimoh, president, Benue Chambers, and the director of education Committee of NACCIMA and the Abuja Chambers of Commerce. The Nigerian ambassador to Brazil also joined the delegation at the Congress.
One of the highlights of the congress was the signing of memorandum of understanding between NACCIMA and the Mauritius Chambers of Commerce and Industry (MCCI).
The NACCIMA president and V. Marday, her counterparts from the Mauritius Chambers of Commerce, signed the MoU on behalf of the two countries on June 14, 2019 in Rio, Brazil.
The MoU is designed to promote closer collaboration between the two chambers to promote private … Read More...