The Vice Chairman of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAN), Abuja District, Alhaji Abdulrashed Balogun, has urged the newly qualified accountants from Bratim Training Institute to uphold the motto of the accounting profession which is accuracy and integrity.
Balogun spoke at the graduation of the new chartered accountants from the Bratim Training Institute which held on Saturday in Abuja.
“When you come on board, we want to see how much impact you are going to make. ICAN is one of the professional bodies recognized and accuracy and integrity should be our watchword,” Balogun said.
The MD/CEO of Bratim Group, Mr Tejan Ibrahim, said the programme was organised to celebrate new chartered accountants who were trained by Bratim.
Ibrahim said the new chartered accountants were automatically members of the Bratim Professional Assembly, a special platform were qualified accountants can further interact and sharpen their skills.
He further said the Bratim Internship programme also enables chartered accountants who trained with Bratim to work and get the necessary job experience to excel.
The chairman of Bratim Group, Seyi Katola, said accountancy is a great profession and Bratim was happy to inject quality accountants into the field.
One of the newly qualified accountants, Ogundipe Olorunfemi Bamiyo, shared his experience at Bratim.
“Before I came to Bratim Training Institute, I had fears about how difficult ICAN exams were, but when I came here, the lecturers were good and were able to simplify the courses. They were also very interactive,’ they helped me achieve my goal of becoming a chartered accountant today,” he said.
Another accountant, Oghenevoke Oke, also said, “I am one of the people that qualified as a chartered accountant from Bratim. There is this personal relationship that they develop with you that you don’t find anywhere,” she said.