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LCCI appoints Gabriel Idahosa as president


Gabriel Idahosa has been appointed as the new president and chairman of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI).

According to a statement on Thursday, Idahosa succeeds Michael Olawale-Cole, who diligently served in the same capacity.

“Indeed, we are very pleased as 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,” the statement said.

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“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,” it added.

The new president emerged after an election conducted during the chamber’s 135th Annual General Meeting on Thursday in Lagos.

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“With a distinguished record in leadership, dedication, and commitment, particularly in professional services, trade promotion, and industry, Idahosa had previously served commendably as the Deputy President of the Chamber for the past two years,” Chinyere Almona, director general of LCCI, said in the statement.