The Founder and President of Al-Ansar Foundation, Dr. Mohammed Kyari Dikwa, mni, took center stage at the 18th Northern Zonal Accountants Conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in Lafia, Nasarawa State. The conference, themed “Forging a Future of Trust: Empowering New Democratic Administration to Lead with Accountability and Transparency,” witnessed an engaging address by Dr. Dikwa, who is also a member of the reputable accounting body – ICAN.
The event drew a diverse and enthusiastic audience of accountants, auditors, and financial experts from the region and beyond, gathered to examine the pivotal role of accountability and transparency in the management of the Nation’s resources under a democratic dispensation. Dr. Dikwa, who attended the conference as a special guest of honour and chairman of the occasion, emphasised the critical importance of keeping trust in both public and private financial institutions. He underscored how accountability and transparency would serve as panacea for a prosperous democracy, offering valuable insights and practical solutions for professionals to implement in their respective domains.
With his wealth of experience in Public Financial Management, Dr. Dikwa guided the audience through strategies and best practices aimed at instilling and enhancing accountability and transparency in public sector accounting. His speech inspired attendees to become catalysts for positive change in their organisations and the country at large thus, contributing actively to a more trustworthy financial ecosystem.
The 18th Zonal Accountants Conference, organized by ICAN, proved to be an invaluable platform for professionals seeking to stay abreast on emerging dynamics in both public and private sectors of financial governance. Dr. Dikwa’s address served as a motivation and a wake-up call to action for those dedicated to advancing the course of democracy.