A Lagos-based financial institution, DavoDani Microfinance Bank, has offered to partner with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in the provisions of micro, medium and small scale financial services to the institute’s members and staff who are under ICAN’s entrepreneurship initiatives.
The bank made the offer when its management team, led by its Chairman, Prince Austin Enajemo-Isire, paid a courtesy call on the new President of the institute, Alhaji Ismaila Mohammadu Zakari, to congratulate him as the 53rd President of ICAN.
Explaining further, Isire said DavoDani was willing to help ICAN members and staff access micro credit facility for economic and entrepreneurial expansion drive, facilitate empowerment training on entrepreneurship and funding.
“offer a better future and economic advancement opportunity aimed at minimizing or eradicating the impact of poverty, help empower people on a sustainable basis and create self-sufficiency as well as act as disbursement platform on empowerment program on behalf of the Institute for individual members or their micro enterprises.” He added
Meanwhile, the ICAN president who welcomed DavoDani’s proposal said the proposal will be beneficial, especially to the young accountants setting up businesses.
He gave assurance that the Committee and Council will appraise it with a view to establishing a mutually beneficial relationship between the two institutions at no cost and liability. He affirmed that ICAN’s previous experience with a commercial Bank on similar services would assist the institute in giving consideration to DavoDani’s proposal.
On hand to receive the bank’s team were: The President, Assistant Director, General Services, Mr. Dayo Ajibotosho and Mrs. Bunmi Owolabi, Senior Manager, Corporate Services.
in DavoDani team were the chairman, Prince Isire, Group Head, Business Development, Mr. Sogo Kolawole, Head, SME Desk Mrs. Atinuke Amao and Mr Bisi Salau, the Bank Financial Controller