Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria, ICSAN, yesterday inducted 94 new members, 57 associates and 14 distinguished fellows, charging them not to be discouraged by the harsh economic climate and high unemployment rate in the country.
President/chairman of council, ICSAN, Dr Suleyman Ndanusa, who made the call at this year’s 14th induction ceremony of the institute in Lagos, noted that as rare birds, the inductees were trained to convert threats into opportunities.
Welcoming the inductees, Ndanusa said, “Remember that you are rare birds. You are to maintain accountability and transparency in all your dealings. After all, you are trained to convert threats into opportunities.
While admonishing members to maintain integrity and shun all unethical practices capable of tarnishing the image of the institute and nation, Ndanusa reminded that ICSAN is globally recognised platform charged with promoting corporate governance and public administration.
Also, Ms Bennedikter Molokwu, guest speaker in her presentation titled, ‘Challenges of professionals in nation building,’ urged the inductees to deploy their knowledge, skill and expertise in their organsiations and society, for the benefit of the country at large.
She said professionals play key role to nation building and must not be deterred as catalysts of economic growth, by the challenges confronting the nation.

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