ICAN Inducts Dr. Adebola Olubanjo as Patron of ICAN Lagos and District Society.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) today held the investiture of Dr. Adebola Olubanjo, FCA, the Founder and Executive Chairman of Adebola Sobanjo Company and Executive Director of BNI Lekki and Abuja Regions as Patron of Lagos and District Society.
Inducted along with Dr. Olubanjo are Pastor Ituah Olajide Ighodalo, Ganiyu Musa, Uyi Akpata, Alhaja Titilayo Ariyike Akibayo and Daniel Braie.
The event which held at the Civic center, Victoria Island , had in attendance the cream of the accounting profession in Nigeria including the 58th President of ICAN, Mallam Tijani Musa Isa, FCA, Mr. Alex Wilcox, FCA, Tobi Adeola, FCA, Chief Mrs. Uzo, FCA, Mr. Oladipo Oladipo, FCA, Mr. Seyi Olanrewaju , FCA, Dr. Remi Folorunsho, FCA, and Sola Oyetayo, FCA.
Others who witnessed the investiture include Mr. Samuel Makinde, CEO of Lychee Integrated and ED BNI Nigeria, Mrs. Kenny Olubanjo, CEO of Entrepreneurship Promotions Academy and ED, BNI Lekki and Abeokuta Regions, Mr. Seyi Adewale, CEO Mainstream Cargo Ltd and President, BNI Business Alliance Chapter, Mr. Tom Ebong, CEO of 360 Insight Concept and ED, BNI Business Elite Region, Mr. Femi Kehinde, Executive Director of Pedion Partnership Limited and member of BNI Business Alliance Chapter and Mr. Chimaobi James Agwu, National Director of BNI Nigeria.
Dr. Adebola Olubanjo is the Executive Chairman of Adebola Sobanjo Company, a firm of chartered accountants which he founded more than 30 years ago. The firm is an independent member of BKR International. His more than fifty years professional experience spans auditing, marketing, accounting, financial reporting, business management, consulting, training, business recovery and restructuring, amongst others.
Dr. Olubanjo is a specialist highly regarded in the area of funding and access to finance. He was a Director at Crown Merchant Bank and is currently involved in accessing funds for Universities and SMEs.
He is a Fellow of ICAN, Fellow of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation, Fellow of business recovery and insolvency practitioners of Nigeria, Fellow of the institute of management consultants of Nigeria, Fellow of the chartered institute of forensic and certified fraud investigators of Nigeria, Fellow of the National institute of Credit Administration and a Fellow of the International Professional Managers Association, UK.
He served as a founding member of the Governing Council of McPherson University and as the Chairman of Fund Raising Committee of the University. He is a wealth coach and the Chairman of WealthyU Club where people learn the fundamentals of how to create wealth and avoid poverty.
He is experienced in leading and growing all sectors of a business to make it a dynamic and progressive organization. His excellent possession of professional experience together with expertise in different fields has assisted him in establishing sustainable and profitable relationships with his clients and stakeholders across countries.
Dr. Adebola Olubanjo is currently the Executive Director of BNI Lekki, Abuja and Abeokuta Regions. He is the international coordinator of the Entrepreneurship Promotions Academy .
He has authored many business books including How to Finance your business, How to create wealth and avoid poverty, Secrets to make your business prosper and prevent failure, 14+1 things to improve your success in life and the book, Vision: Your bridge to a brighter future.
He has facilitated many trainings, conferences and workshops in Nigeria and abroad.
In his acceptance speech, Dr. Olubanjo thanked the Institute for its role in contributing to the manpower and skill development of Nigeria and in contributing to the Corporate Development and the GDP of the Country. He pledged service and commitment to the goals of ICAN and to the ideals of the Accounting Profession. Continuing, he expressed appreciation to BNI and the role BNI has played in helping businesses in Nigeria and in supporting him his businesses.