On behalf of the Council/Governing body and members of the Association, I welcome you to the website of the Chartered Association of International Accountants of Nigeria (CAIAN).
The Association was established in January 2000 under the Companies and Allied Matters Decree of 1990 (CAMA). The Association is an Internationally recognized Accountancy body for all public accountants in Nigeria.
The Association’s national headquarters is located at 121, Isolo Road (Last Floor), Palm Avenue Bus-stop, Mushin, Lagos State and its Port Harcourt Liaison office is at No. 50, Ikwerre Road (2nd Floor), Mile 2 Diobu, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, with different representative offices around the federation.
A picture of the Association since its inception indicates a good development in the area of membership strength, studentship and training programmes for members and various contributions to national economic development. With this, the Association has proved itself in the area of accountancy profession by training qualified accountants to manage the resources of this nation.
I wish to state here that our commitment is to offer the required support that all members of CAIAN serve the public interest in providing the highest quality professional services.
Our mission is to provide the highest quality professional service to our nation with a focal point of an internationally acceptable accounting professional rule, using the rightful accounting ethics, while ensuring that members are given adequate continuous training towards positive development of the profession and the nation.
The Association provides both Financial and Management Accountants that is why we are called International Accountants.
Our vision is to achieve International Recognition for Financial and Management Accountants.
Furthermore, may I use this medium to appreciate the courage of the Federal Ministry of Education for attending to our Bill for Accreditation and Approval. The Bill will soon be passed to the National Assembly for an Act.
Equally, I use this medium also to extend my profound gratitude to our President and Patrons of this great Association.
In unison, we shall build this great Association.
In unison, we shall move the economy of this great nation forward.
Long live CAIAN, Long Live the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Thanks and God bless.
Mr. A.O.B. Samuel MBA, CPA, FFA, FCCA, FCMA, FAIA, FCIA.