by Michael Adesanya/Abeokuta
President of the Remo Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (RECCIMA), Mrs. Adebutu Dame Adesola has disclosed that the Chamber’s initiatives would boost the economy of the state, stressing that the group has been involved in promoting overseas trade missions for its members and has facilitated local networking for business development.
The RECCIMA president gave the commendation on Tuesday during the Chamber’s annual business summit, held in Sagamu, Ogun State.
She lauded the progressive achievements of the chamber, calling on members to embrace the ongoing registration to benefit from the empowerment programmes of the chamber.
Mrs Adebutu added that the chamber has issued letters of recommendations for members traveling abroad for business and attending to trade enquiries by prospective investors from abroad.
She said that these achievements are in line with the predetermined goals of the chamber.
“To promote and protect the business community in Remoland, RECCIMA is the central organization in Remoland for collecting, distilling and distributing information of business nature, especially regulations, tariffs openings for trades, opportunities for business transactions, possible sources of funding, and other matters affecting the local and international markets,” she said.
“The establishment was meant to be an official body through which the opinion of the business community in Remo land on commercial and industrial matters can be presented through national body- NACCIMA, which is direct to government or other authorities; foreign, national or local.”
She therefore urged individuals, groups and associations, private business and affiliates to seize the opportunity by becoming part of the chamber.
Speaking on the theme of business summit “Chamber of Commerce: Enhancing Business Growth In A Challenging Economy”, the 1st Deputy President, OGUCIMMA, Alhaji Wasiu Olaleye said, the primary aim of the chamber is to protect and promote commerce of industry, mines and agriculture as well as representing business community in matters affecting trade and industry.
Olaleye who was represented by the Executive Secretary, OGUCIMMA, Alh. Abdulrahmon Maku said, the chamber comprises of individuals and firms from diverse backgrounds has over the years, the utilized and expanded the social capital.
The Deputy President maintained that, the benefits of being members of the chamber include; enhancing efficiency in operations, identifying potential markets, and increased sales and profits in the future.