Breaking: Onome Joy Adewuyi Emerges 50th ICAN President

Mrs. Onome Joy Adewuyi

A consummate accounting professional, Mrs. Onome Joy Adewuyi (Nee Ogude) has been elected as the 50th President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Nigeria (ICAN).

Prior to her emergence on Thursday, Adewuyi has served as the Vice President of ICAN. She has been a member of the Governing Council of the apex body for accounting professionals in the country since 2007 and sits on the Council.

A member of the World Accounting body (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants–ACCA), Adewuyi was the president of Society of Women Accountants Nigeria, 2013-2015. She is also a member of the board of the Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria.

Adewuyi’s career spans 35 years and her experience transverses a variety of sectors, such as manufacturing, oil and gas, and banking. She worked at Fidelity Bank Plc from 1997 to 2015, where she rose to the position of Executive Director Risk Management from 2009-2015. After retiring from the position, she co-founded a new business, Cynergy Platforms Limited in 2015.

Among other elite positions she has held, Adewuyi also sits on the boards of Law Union and Rock Insurance Plc, Dominion Trust Co limited, and Dominion Finance Limited as non-executive directors.

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'Dotun Akintomide's journalism works intersect business, environment, politics and developmental issues. Among a number of local and international publications, his work has appeared in the New York Times. He's a winner of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Award. Currently, the Online Editor at The New Diplomat, Akintomide has produced reports that uniquely spoke to Nigeria's experience on Climate Change issues. When Akintomide is not writing, volunteering or working on a media project, you can find him seeing beautiful sites like the sandy beaches that bedecked the Lagos coastline.


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