Membership of the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria rose by 825 under the 15th administration of the Immediate President of the institute, Mr Adesina Adedayo.

This was disclosed during the CITN’s 31st annual general meeting in Lagos.

The CITN stated that “The institute has grown appreciably during this presidential year. The institute held two induction ceremonies, all in Lagos. A total of 825 new members were inducted in November 2022 and 684 members in April 2023.

“Also, within the period under review, 258 associates were upgraded to fellows while 228 members were issued practising licence – 126 in November 2022 and 102 in March 2023.”

During that meeting, Adedayo, said in spite of various economic downturns, the institute continued to gain traction in the drive to becoming one of the foremost professional institutions in Africa and beyond.

Speaking on its activities in the last one years, he said his strategic focus as the 15th president was laid out at the beginning of the administration and tagged ‘Developing the tax profession’.

“The focal points of this administration under the strategic direction of the plan were summarised to encompass connecting with stakeholders; building administrative and technical capacity; as well as strategic communication,” he said.

In the last one year, he said, the CITN delegation visited the executive chairman of the Economic and Financial       Crimes Commission; the director-general of the Nigerian Governor’s Forum; the director-general of the National Youth Service Corps; and the secretary-general of Tertiary Education Trust Fund among others.

He said it had relationship with National, Regional and International     Professional Bodies; had a courtesy visit by Special Control Unit on Money Laundering; and a courtesy visit by the Association of Enterprise Risk Management Professionals.

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