By Ikhili Ebalu, Benin City
Edo University Iyamho has received certificate of recognition from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) to mount ICAN certificate programmes in the university at the 2019 Award of ICAN Accreditation and Recognition Certificate Ceremony, held in Lagos.
The Vice Chancellor, Professor Emmanuel Aluyor received the honour on behalf of the university at the ceremony.
Presenting the certificate and other authorisation documents to the Vice Chancellor, for meeting all the requirements to run certificate courses in line with the mandate of the professional body, the President of the Institute, Alhaji Razaq Adeleke Jaiyeola, congratulated the university for a well-deserved honour as well as making ICAN proud.
He said, ” the programme is designed for the presentation of accreditation and recognition certificates to accredited tertiary institutions and recognised tuition centres in the country, who have been found worthy and certified fit for the programmes.
Alhaji Jaiyeola, the 54th President of the Institute, who also presented accreditation certificates to 23 other universities, 14 polytechnics, 3 colleges of education and 19 tuition centres, charged the recipient institutions to continue to maintain high standard in their accounting courses for which they were duly certified.
According to him, ” holding of ICAN accredited certificate is a distinguished hallmark, and an endorsement of the institution’s capability to provide effective training for would-be chartered accountants.
The Chairman, Students Affairs Committee of ICAN, Mrs Hilda Ozor was amongst speakers that commended Edo University Iyamho and the other awardee institutions for their steadfastness in keeping with the quality direction of the institute.
She expressed confidence that the recognised institutions are capable of producing students that will be academically, morally and ethically worthy, in character and learning.
The Vice Chancellor of Edo University Iyamho, Eng. Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor Thanked the ICAN institute for the certificate and recognition of the university, adding that as young university it has started receiving awards as the 3rd best universities in Nigeria due to its new learning innovations.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) was established by an act of parliament in 1965.