The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has elected Mr Gabriel Idahosa as President and Chairman of the Council.
Dr Chinyere Almona, Director General, LCCI, made the announcement, during the Chamber’s 135th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday in Lagos.
Idahosa’s appointment follows the expiration of the tenure of Dr Michael Olawale-Cole, who had been serving since 2021.
Almona described the new LCCI president as a distinguished individual with a remarkable track record of leadership, dedication, and commitment to the growth and development of various organisations, particularly in the fields of professional services, trade promotion, and industry.
She said that in the last two years, Idahosa served commendably as the Deputy President of the Chamber.
She noted that his emergence as President of LCCI was in recognition of his contribution and commitment to the ideals of the Chamber’s movement, its public policy advocacy, and the protection of the interests of the Nigerian business community.
“Indeed, we are very pleased as Mr Gabriel Idahosa assumes the role of President of the LCCI.
“As a council member and a key officer of the Chamber, he has brought his extensive knowledge and experience to bear and has provided quality perspectives to deliberations at the Chamber.
“We are confident that his presidency will enhance the Chamber’s role as a leading advocate of best business policy and practice to promote and protect the interest of its members and the business community at large,” she said.
The LCCI Director General revealed that the chamber recorded N646.95 million as revenue for the year 2023, against N503.87 million for year 2022, translating to an increase of 28.4 per cent.