The CSS Bookshops Limited in collaboration with Soluas Associates will hold a public presentation of a book titled ‘Revolution of Accountancy Profession in Nigeria: History of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN)’ by Olumuyiwa Sosanya, at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, on August 30, by 11a.m.
In a statement issued by the organisers, Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, is expected to deliver the keynote address while the chief host is Gen. Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (rtd) with Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu as chairman and the special guest of honour is Gen. Abdulsalam Abubakar (rtd). The guest speaker is Abdoulaye Bio Tchane, Minister of State for Planning and Development, Benin Republic while the royal father of the day is Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi Lamido.
The book is to be reviewed by Segun Ayobolu, columnist and member, Editorial Board of The Nation newspaper. In a statement by the author, Olumuyiwa Sosanya, he said: “The book is a child of necessity. It provides useful insights on what led to the struggle for the liberalisation of the accountancy profession and the birth of a virile homegrown accountancy body, which would provide a path to a recognised professional qualification, which would be open to all on the basis of education and ability was launched on January 1, 1979.”