Chattered Accountants have expressed their readiness to work with president President Muhammadu Buhari to expose the illegal activities of financiers of terrorism in the country , noting that such activities could be traced through the application of the principles of forensic accounting. The Accountants, under the aegis of the Institute of Chattered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, also told the President that they are ready to avail the country of their technical competence in forensic audit and working with security agencies to expose the perpetrators of the illegal business.
ICAN said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU with the Nigerian Police Academy on forensic investigations and auditing aimed at contributing to the national desire for a prosperous economy.
Receiving a delegation of ICAN led by the President, Comfort Olu Eyitayo, at the presidential villa, Abuja, the President noted the contributions of the institute in ensuring probity, accountability and transparency, urging more diligence and professionalism.
President Buhari who said professionals in various fields, especially accounting, provide the strength and framework for thriving economies, assured that his administration will continue to engage experts to gain measurable and reliable results…