The fortunes of the Nigerian Organised Private Business Sectors (OPS) will start witnessing a total turn around before the end of this quarter
This assurance was made by the 16th President of the Ondo Chambers of Chambers, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ONDOCCIMA), Otunba Hon. Olugbemiga Araoyinbo during his inauguration and that of his executives on 8, September 2022 inside the Multipurpose Hall of Dejavu Hotels and Conference Hall ,Alagbaka ,Akure ,Ondo State.
Araoyinbo said that during his tenure will witness a better collaboration with the state government in formulating developmental policies that guarantee an enabling environment for businesses to thrive in the state.
Continuing he said the chambers will not leave any stone unturned as ONDOCCIMA will strive hard to add value to make the platform more relevant for the benefits of all reasonable entrepreneurs that knows their onions
“ONDOCCIMA has started making efforts to engage all the relevant state government and other stakeholders in formulating policies that will promote, maintain and sustain operations of the private sector’.
He added that “ONDOCCIMA will continue to lobby government to enact policies that will translate into tangible benefits for businesses thus leading to our state domestic economic growth.
“Besides, ONDOCCIMA will work towards actualizing the organizational goal as truly being the invaluable partner to Ondo State Government, ODSG and other stakeholders in our business environments.”
The newly inauguted President noted that “ONDOCCIMA membership base consists of all the leading lights of seasoned business personalities across various sectors of the economy and we have been providing our platform for the articulation of business ideas, the conceptualization of policies, training and implementation of plans in line with the international best practice.”
Earlier in her address, the immediate past president, who is the first female President of the chambers, Mrs Modupe Olakunle said that even though the state government is no longer participating in the Trade Fair, “the chambers make sure that our presence was felt in those fairs.”
She, therefore, appealed to the state government to improve its support for Small, Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs in the state to boost the state’s economy
The National President of Nigeria Chambers of Commerce, Industry Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Ice Udeagbala, who was represented by Barrister Dele Oye, First Deputy President, promised to work towards the betterment of the nation’s economy through proper coordination of the business sector in the country.
Members of the newly constituted executive of the ONDOCCIMA are Elder Fessy Olabode, First Vice President (Admin), Pastor Henry Adesioye, Deputy President (Finance), Dr. Funmilola Williams-Daudu, Vice President (Automatic), Hon. Adeboro Onibalusi ,Publicity Secretary and State Coordinator, NAWORG .
Notable Entrepreneurs that witnessed the event either as Awardees or Special Guest includes Prince Tokunbo Kayode, SAN, Four Time Minister and One-time NACCIMA President, Barr. Daudu, Chief Registrar, National Industrial Court, Rt. Hon. Taofik Olawale Abdusalam, Fmr. Speaker ODHA, Rt. Hon. Fatai Olotu, Fmr. Deputy Speaker, ODHA & Commissioner for Water Resources & Sanitation, Hon. Ayodele Samson Akande, FCA, the Executive Chairman, Akoko North West LGA, Hon. Lola Fagbemi, Ondo State Commissioner For Commerce & Industry and others
The 2-In-1,event aside from the sworn-in, notable personalities were also honoured with awards of excellence for their contributions in their various profession while in attendance A-list Celebrities, Head Governments, Business Aficionados, Boardroom Grandmasters, Corporate Icons, Entrepreneurs and Small Scale Industrialists.