-by our correspondent.
The Odua’s Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ODUACCIMA) has elected a new set of leaders to pilot the affairs of the chamber for the next two years.
At the end of the exercise, Prince Kayode Adeyëmi of Osun Chamber of Commerce and Industry emerged as the body’s new President. The position of the chamber’s 1st Deputy President went to Dr. Oluwatoyin Ojelabi, while Wasiu Olaleye of the Ogun Chamber of Commerce and Industry emerged the 2nd Deputy President.
Dupe Olakunle of the Ondo Chamber of Commerce and Industry was elected as the body’s Treasurer as the position of Deputy Treasurer went to Olufemi Hassan of the Ekiti Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry filled the position of the body’s Auditor while the chamber’s immediate past President, Kola Akosile would serve as the body’s Ex-Offico.
In his acceptance speech, the new ODUACCIMA boss promised to build on the good legacies of the former leaders while thanking members for working tirelessly to keep the South West Organised Private Sector (OPS) very strong.
He pledged to work with other leaders to help revive the moribund industries in the region, adding that he will bring new innovation to the south-west business community, adding that his administration will do all within its powers to take the business sector to the next level.
In his remarks, the former President, Kola Akosile, thanked all the past leaders and his executive for their support in helping him to lay a sound foundation for the chamber. He pledged to support the new administration to enable them achieve their vision for the business community in the South West region.
The Director General, of ODUACCIMA, David Awotipe, noted that the immediate focus of the Secretariat is to assist the new executive deliver on their mandate to the business community of the region.
Those present at the event include; the 2nd Deputy President of the National Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture ( NACCIMA), Otunba Dele Oye, and Captains of Industry from the Organised Private Sector ( OPS) in the south West Region and a host of other dignitaries.