April 15, 2024

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Osun Chamber of Commerce Elects new Leaders, Pledges Partnership with State Government

The Osun Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OSUCCIMA) has elected a new leadership for the organisation in the state to be led by, Dr Olu Olujide.

The induction of the new leadership of the foremost business organisation was held at the Annual General Meeting of the group on 28th of March, 2023, at Aje International Trade Fair market, Osogbo.

The organisation applauded the many achievements of the former executives under Chief Bisi Makanjuola. They commended the outgoing executive for recording multiple successes during their tenure.

In his acceptance speech as the new President of the organisation, Dr Olu Olujide said, he finds it as an honour for the call to service the new assignment has placed before him and other elected exco member, then promised to strengthened the organisation more than how it was met by building more fruitful relationship with other Chamber movements in the country.

“In accepting this honour, I am aware of the great responsibility that this Office places on me and without a doubt, the high expectations from various stakeholders. I am, however, convinced that with the support of all our members, our leaders and all other stakeholders, we will build successfully on the foundation already laid as we propel our Chamber to lofty heights yet to be imagined in Osun State.

“Furthermore, our administration will strengthen our synergy with other Chamber Movements to lift Nigeria up in the communities of advanced business in the world”, he noted.

Furthermore, Dr Olu Olujide said, under his tenure, the new leadership of the organisation, shall work and deliver on her mandate through collective participation and sectoral trade groups, while ensuring the following trade groups and committees get strengthened. The trade groups include, a) Mining Trade Group
b) Small Scale Industries and Technology Trade Group
c) Hospitality, Entertainment and Tourism Trade Group
d) Agriculture Trade Group among others.

The new leadership of the organisation in the state has equally pledge partnership with Osun State Government under the administration of Governor Ademola Adeleke stating they’re open to give right advocacy and policy statement for the government where necessary.

They also commended the State Government for his effort in partnering with Africa Development Bank (AFDB) especially, as it concerns Tech-Entrepreneurs in the state.

” We shall always remain a partner with the Government of Osun State at all levels but to be non-hesitant to provide the right advocacy over policies and/or actions of the Government. I therefore call on the Government of Osun State to meaningfully engage OSUCCIMA in Mining, Agriculture, Tourism, and Digital economy development of the State. We are very ready to support the government of Osun State in employment generation, revenue generation and economic development of the State
” Let me again extend our profound appreciation to our Patron and Executive Governor of Osun State, His Excellency Senator Ademola Nurudeen Jackson Adeleke for the readiness of his administration to collaborate with the African Development Bank and tap into opportunities provided by the Bank through its $618m tech fund which will support programmes in the technology and creative sector in the State. I hereby call on our Governor to engage OSUCCIMA in the process and in the identification of genuine technology and creative sector entrepreneurs in the State”, the statement reads.

Governor Ademola Adeleke Spokesperson, Mallam Olawale Rasheed representing Iwo Chamber of Commerce (IWOCCIMA), was among the newly elected executives of the organisation.

The new OSUCCIMA Executive Committee are;
1. Dr. Olu Olujide – President (ILECCIMA)
2. Dr. Gbolade Famoriyo – 1st Deputy President (IFECCIMA)

3. Chief ‘Segun Dada – 2nd Deputy President – (Iwo Chamber of commerce)

4. Engr. Gbenga Olateru – Treasurer – (OSOCCIMA)

5. Bar. Olugbenga Awosode – Legal Adviser – (IFECCIMA)

6. Mr. Olatunde Farotimi – P. R. O – (OSOCCIMA)

7. Mrs.’ Yemisi Ogunyemi – Deputy Treasurer (ILECCIMA)

8. Vice Presidents:
Mallam Olawale Rasheed – (Iwo Chamber of commerce)

Mr. S. K. D Olawole – (IFECCIMA)

Chief Mrs. Ojewuyi Grace Feyisade – (OSOCCIMA)

9. Mr.’ Dayo Amusan – NYE Coordinator (IFECCIMA)

10. Mrs. NAWORG Coordinator – ( CIMA)
11. Ex-officio –
Prince Kayode Adeyemi
Elder ‘ Bisi Makanjuola.
The swearing of the new exco was performed before the close of the AGM of the organisation.

Signed:
Dr. Olu Olujide,
President, Osun Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (OSUCCIMA)