Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday said that Nigeria required the services of more chartered accountants to enhance accountability and transparency in public life
Ambode, represented by Mr Akinyemi Ashade, the state Commissioner for Finance, made the observation in Lagos at the investiture ceremony of Mrs Folashade Onabolu as the Chairperson of Society of Women Accountants of Nigeria (SWAN).
While extolling the virtues of Onabolu, Ambode said that her investiture as the 8th chairperson of SWAN marked another milestone in the history of women accountants in Nigeria.
He said that her dedication to duty and passion for her profession contributed to her being a trailblazer in the accountancy profession.
In her acceptance speech, Onabolu pledged to uphold the tenets of accuracy as prescribed by the accountancy profession.
“It is with total humility to God that I stand to accept to serve as the 8th Chairperson of SWAN.
“I promise not to fail. I will lead by example,’’ Onabolu said.