UK-based Nigerian Chartered Accountant, Mr Olanrewaju Sharafa, on Wednesday hailed members of the Society of Women Accountants (SWAN) and other women across the world for their outstanding achievements.
Sharafa, also a Governance Professional, in a statement made available in Lagos, said SWAN had been consistent as a reputable society that represents the voice of female chartered accountants in Nigeria.
“I join the United Nations and women around the world to celebrate the International Women’s Day.
“As a chartered accountant, I have the privilege of working or networking with women in the accounting profession under the umbrella of SWAN.
“I am proud to have once been involved in the SWAN’s Catch Them Young initiative, I salute their outstanding achievements and that of other women worldwide,” he said.
Sharafa proposed for gender diversity on organisation’s corporate boards, advanced equality and support for women in business across the globe.
He said: “Happy International Women’s Day to all women who have challenged the norms, broken barriers and created opportunities for the next waves of leaders, you are amazing.
The United Nation’s theme for this year’s IWD is “DigitALL: Innovation and technology for gender equality”. (NAN)